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University faculty, students part of ground-breaking physics project
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Pictured is a graphic depiction of a Higgs decaying into four particles called muons, which are heavy cousins of the electron.

All week, excitement has been building internationally as physicists prepared to present the latest results in their hunt for the Higgs particle, which is the key to answering the question: Why does matter have mass?

Early on a recent morning, scientists from around the globe, including nearly 30 Louisiana Tech students, faculty and family members who gathered at 2 a.m. on the Tech campus, watched the live webcast from CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, as it was announced that they have observed a new particle.

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