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A Particle is Born: Making the Higgs Famous

Science communicators had a field day with the 2012 Higgs discovery.

Published Jul 08, 2022
Higgs covered by newspapers
The Higgs discovery was covered by newspapers around the world.
Credit: CERN

This article — available on Physics Magazine — is part of a series that celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Higgs boson discovery.

Michael Schirber

Michael Schirber is a corresponding editor for Physics Magazine based in Lyon, France.

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