The God Particle: If the Universe Is the Answer, What Is the Question? Lederman, Leon June 26, 2006

The “God particle” of the title is Lederman’s term for what other physicists call a Higgs boson—a hypothetical particle that might hold a key to the subatomic world of quarks and leptons. To find out if a Higgs boson indeed exists, this Nobel laureate in physics conceived of the Superconducting Super Collider, which, if constructed, would be the world’s most powerful particle accelerator.

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