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Documentary follows 'Particle Fever' surrounding Higgs boson discovery
Documentary follows 'Particle Fever' surrounding Higgs boson discovery

You can't see the Higgs boson, but you can watch its discovery. Scientists crowd around dozens of monitors as they collect data from experiments using a looping 17-mile underground tunnel and equipment likened to a five-story Swiss watch. They worry what the media might say if tests fail, and wonder whether the experiment should have been conducted in secret. And they clamor for a seat in the auditorium where physicists will present their findings in the hunt for the elusive "God particle," a subatomic building block that existed only in theory, but had never been detected. "Particle Fever," a documentary produced by a Johns Hopkins University physicist, reveals...

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