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The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Coincidence: First a new pope, and now a God particle!
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By Pat Cunningham
March 14, 2013 11:25 a.m.



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Of course, the headline above is tongue-in-cheek.

THIS BIT OF NEWS has religious significance only if you choose to see it that way:

The search is all but over for a subatomic particle that is a crucial building block of the universe.

Physicists announced Thursday they believe they have discovered the subatomic particle predicted nearly a half-century ago, which will go a long way toward explaining what gives electrons and all matter in the universe size and shape.

The elusive particle, called a Higgs boson, was predicted in 1964 to help fill in our understanding of the creation of the ...

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