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any particle that obeys Bose-Einstein statistics but not the Pauli exclusion principle

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OTC BB:VISH) has concluded an agreement to acquire a 100 per cent stake in Moving Pictures International (MPI), the London-based film trade magazine, from Higgs Boson Media Holdings Plc.
Then one day you actually find your keys, and it s an abso- lutely crazy feeling because that key the Higgs boson was predicted by the mathematics, but now you know that it really does exist,' says Vickey, describing the discovery of the Higgs boson particle, which was announced by ATLAS on 4 July 2012.
Summary: Scientists are to reveal what progress they have made in their search for the elusive Higgs boson.
Beyond the nanoworld; quarks, leptons, and gauge bosons.
University of Birmingham academics are among a team of scientists who have at last uncovered the elusive Higgs boson - a particle which gives matter mass.
The leaders of two experiments, ALTAS and CMS, revealed their findings to a packed seminar at CERN, where they have tried to find traces of the elusive boson by smashing particles together in the Large Hadron Collider at high speed.
It has first to be observed that this composite mode can be related to an option of the Higgs boson which is not truly a fundamental particle but is built out of as yet unobserved constituents, as also stated by Quigg [1].
American Prof Carl Hagen who helped develop the theory of the Higgs boson believes the name should acknowledge the work of others - not just Peter Higgs.
The Higgs boson, also dubbed the "God particle," validates the theory of the Higgs field, an energy field that is an integral part of the universe, and as particles pass this energy field they are endowed with mass.
President Obama is next in the betting at 8-1, with the Higgs Boson Particle a 10-1 chance.
I love aha moments, and though there has been tons of press on the Higgs boson, it wasn't until I read Tom Siegfried's editorial ("Nature's Secrets Foretold," SN: 7/28/12, p.
To further confirm that the particle really is the Higgs boson, scientists at CERN have to measure the rate at which the boson decays into other subatomic particles.
To enter the Higgs Boson lottery, participants should send an email to (mailto:Higgs.
Summary: THE Higgs boson has been very much in the news mostly in advanced countries over the past week or so.
Belfast scientist Steve Myers said the Large Hadron Collider outstripped competitors in the race to discover the missing piece to the theory of why matter has mass - the Higgs boson.