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Understanding What's Up With the Higgs Boson
June 28, 2012
On July 4, CERN will release the latest results of the search for the Higgs boson with the Large Hadron Collider. Members of the ATLAS and CMS experiments who are leading the search are still deciding what they will announce. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has a large contingent of physicists in the ATLAS collaboration, some in key posts. They explain what's involved in the Higgs search and what happens after the news breaks.
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