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Italian physicist Fabiola Gianotti, part of Higgs Boson Team, to take over as CERN chief

At its 173rd Closed Session, CERN Council has selected the Italian physicist, Dr Fabiola Gianotti, as the next Director-General and her mandate will begin on 1 January 2016 for five years. “We were extremely impressed with all three candidates put forward by the search committee,” said President of Council Agnieszka Zalewska. “Fabiola Gianotti is an excellent choice to be my ...

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Not Higgs Boson or God Particle, But Could Be Some Other, Say Physicists

After the hype over discovering the so-called ‘God Particle’ or Higgs Boson, recent revelations do not debunk the possibility that CERN has discovered the Higgs particle in 2012 but say it is equally possible that it is a different kind of particle. An international research team has scrutinized the existing scientific data from CERN about the newfound particle and published ...

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