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The Discovery of the Higgs Particle

Tribute must be paid to the dedication of the staff of the European Organisation for uclear Research and the thousands of participating scientists from all over the world in heir breathtaking collaborative effort in the discovery of the Higgs particle. In the coming months and years, the properties of the putative Higgs boson will be studied in great detail. The times are truly exciting.


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A briefer but closely related article by the author has appeared in the News Section of Current Science of 10 July 2012. This version was fi rst posted on 18 July on the Web Exclusives page of the EPW website.

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