The Demi God Particle

The ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN today presented their latest results in the search for the long-sought Higgs boson. Both experiments see strong indications for the presence of a new particle, which could be the Higgs boson, in the mass region around 126 gigaelectronvolts (GeV).

Confidence level is 99.9999% certain, within 4.9 standard deviations, but they have not said for certain that it’s Higgs, as Incandela said in the leaked video posted on Sciencebase yesterday, it’s Higgs-like but they now need to refine the data before publication at the end of July and then start probing properties to see whether it’s Higgs, Higgs-ish, or the Demi God Particle…


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