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Searching For 'The Particle At The End Of The Universe'

Nov 16, 2012 (Talk of the Nation) — In July, physicists at CERN's Large Hadron Collider announced finding signs of a Higgs boson-like particle -- a key clue to questions about the basic makeup of the cosmos. In his new book The Particle at the End of the Universe, physicist Sean Carroll of Caltech talks about the building of the LHC, what it has found so far, and what researchers hope to investigate in the coming years.

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