Does the 'God Particle' Exist?

Scientists hunt for subatomic particle linked to basic building block of life.
1:55 | 12/13/11

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One of two research teams in Geneva Switzerland hunting for an elusive sub atomic particle believed to be -- basic building block of the universe. Have announced they've narrowed down their search. BBC's column -- has more on the so called god particle. Shortly the big back when the universe was created. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Its discovery was one of the main -- of the knowledge -- from collide. The most powerful particle accelerator ever built on that Swiss French border. It's collisions but so powerful that they recreate the conditions that existed sure you know the big -- It pays to find the elusive higgs particle even if we do findings goes -- it's not going to the end of the story -- -- -- -- -- -- going to shut up. Sentinel pedal home children be plenty more questions who lost but this has now become the bottleneck this is -- the stumbling block we need to net. If this particle exists on -- There are strong rumors circulating among scientists hit the tip of the -- -- experiments have found a signal that the -- Even if that saying the scientists -- it went according to discovery. Because at this stage both results may just be Nixon that they test which may go way -- to time. But what's causing huge excitement. People -- saying that each experiment using different methods has found a -- in the same place. And more lives in the location -- the theory predicted. If not so it'll be described as a hint that the higgs exists. But as far as -- -- -- it will be pretty strong one. Allocation BBC news that the Large Hadron Collider just outside Geneva.

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