Education buzzwords have for a long time driven me insane as we spend our lives in schools latching on to phrase after phrase that tries to make us sound more knowledgeable without actually being more knowledgeable.
The discovery of a new subatomic particle that may be the elusive Higgs boson has electrified the entire field of physics. The particle has profound implications for understanding our universe. ("God Particle" disvovered?
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Almost 50 years after its existence was first predicted, the world's most-wanted particle has been detected at the Large Hadron Collider (Celebrations as Higgs boson is finally discovered - physics-math - 04 July 2012 - New Scientist:
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