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Particle physics

Minimalism triumphant


The discovery of a particle that looked like the Higgs boson marked a milestone for physics. Results reported since then are strikingly consistent with expectations for the Higgs particle of the minimal standard model of particle physics.

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Figure 1: Decay modes of the Higgs particle.


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Wilczek, F. Minimalism triumphant. Nature 496, 439–441 (2013).

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