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Physicist recalls witnessing Higgs particle's discovery at CERN

About five years ago, during one of my many scientific visits to the European Centre for Nuclear Research ( CERN), the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was officially turned on. I still have vivid memories of that day: I was in the main auditorium of CERN along with other scientists, eagerly awaiting that historic moment. The atmosphere was somewhat similar to the opening of the Olympics.

14 Oct 2013 - 9:20AM

About five years ago, during one of my many scientific visits to the European Centre for Nuclear Research ( CERN), the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was officially turned on. I still have vivid memories of that day: I was in the main auditorium of CERN along with other scientists, eagerly awaiting that historic moment. The atmosphere was somewhat similar to the opening of the Olympics.

Physicist recalls witnessing Higgs particle's discovery at CERN