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Science Nation: Higgs Boson--Mysterious Particle Could Help Unlock Secrets of the Universe

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The search for a mysterious subatomic particle can certainly involve some enormous tools, not to mention a multitude of scientists. The Higgs boson is a subatomic particle that gives other particles, such as quarks and electrons, their mass. With support from the National Science Foundation, physicists Michael Tuts at Columbia University and Kyle Cranmer at New York University are among the 21st century explorers who have been on the hunt for the Higgs. Part of the National Science Foundation Series “Science Nation.”

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Runtime: 2 minutes 30 seconds

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