Hints of new particle rumored to fade, but data analysis continues

LHC scientists hope to present latest results in August

ATLAS experiment at LHC

RUMOR HAS IT  Scientists are anxious to learn whether the Large Hadron Collider experiments, ATLAS (shown) and CMS, have detected a new particle. Online rumors suggest hints of the particle are evaporating, but researchers say it’s too soon to tell.

Claudia Marcelloni De Oliveira/CERN

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