THE retired professor who gave his name to the elusive "God particle" said it was "very nice to be right".
Teams at the £2.6 billion Large Hadron Collider (LHC) near Geneva said on Tuesday they had found a new particle "consistent" with the Higgs boson.
The discovery was described as "momentous" and "a milestone". But the results are preliminary and more work is needed before scientists can be sure about what they have captured.
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