Scientists Raise Doubts About Higgs Boson Discovery, Say It Could Be Another Particle

November 10, 2014 6:22 PM

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In a new paper that has raised eyebrows around the world, an international team of scientists say there is no proof that the particle whose discovery was confirmed last year by physicists at CERN is the long-sought Higgs boson.

"The CERN data is generally taken as evidence that the particle is the Higgs particle," Dr. Mads Tourdal Frandsen, an associate professor in the University of Southern Denmark's Center for Cosmology and Particle Physics Phenomenology and a member of the team, said in a written statement. "It is true...

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