CMS spokesman: 'We've observed a new particle'
CERN video confirms existence of a heavy boson, probably Higgs
By Science News, 10:31 AM July 3, 2012
Updated 1 p.m. EDT July 3
A video that was briefly made public on the CERN website July 3 confirms that the European physics lab has discovered a new particle — most likely the long-sought Higgs boson.
"We've observed a new particle ... we have quite strong evidence that there's something there" with a mass roughly 130 times the mass of the proton, Joe Incandela, spokesman for the CMS experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider, says in the video, which now resides in a password-protected part ...
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