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Submission + - Wolfram on the Higgs particle: The End of a 40-Year Story? (

Frosty Piss writes: From famed scientist Stephan Wolfram — 'The announcement early yesterday morning of experimental evidence for what’s presumably the Higgs particle brings a certain closure to a story I’ve watched (and sometimes been a part of) for nearly 40 years. In some ways I felt like a teenager again. Hearing about a new particle being discovered. And asking the same questions I would have asked at age 15.' In this article, Wolfram Wolfram describes the Higgs mechanism in more detail than I've seen elsewhere. — Frosty P.

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