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The Higgs Boson

B. G. Sidharth


The Higgs Boson had been spotted at the Large Hadron Collidor. The announcement was a bit cautious. A particle had been found, ``consistent with the long-sought Higgs Boson". However there are question marks. Firstly, in the past year or so, a few five sigma results have just disappeared. The fifth force of Fermilab or the Gran Sasso superluminal neutrinos are examples. While we await a final verdict, we might ask, what if the finding is not that of the required Higgs, however improbable this may be? There are of course other models. One is illustrated in this essay.

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