God particle' or tip of the iceberg?

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God particle' or tip of the iceberg?

Postby socrat44 on December 9th, 2017, 7:35 am 

God particle' or tip of the iceberg?
July 12, 2012|By Steve Giddings
(published in the Chicago Tribune)

Whatever comes next, CERN's discovery sheds new light on long-standing riddles
of the basic nature of matter. If it has indeed unveiled a new kind of matter,
this is a scientific discovery of the magnitude made, at most, a few times in a century.
And, it may represent the tip of a very big iceberg, involving even more exotic particles,
smaller constituents of matter or even extra dimensions of space — supplying further
enigmas for the next generation of physicists.

Steve Giddings is a physicist specializing in the high-energy physics of particles and gravity.
He is a professor at the University of California at Santa Barbara and has been a scientific
associate at CERN.

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012 ... -particles

The most basic particle than the Higgs boson is a ''jet'' particle.

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_relea...-dit120817.php

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