"It's a boson:" Higgs quest bears new particle

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Pier Oddone of Fermilab talks during the Australian Science Media Centre background briefing on the search for the Higgs boson in Melbourne July 4, 2012. Scientists hunting the elusive subatomic ''Higgs'' particle will unveil findings on Wednesday that take them nearer to understanding how the Big Bang at the dawn of time gave rise to stars, planets and even life. REUTERS/Mal Fairclough