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Higgs Boson

It's called The God Particle. It's the Higgs Boson, a sub-atomic particle that may explain why things have mass and don't zip around unteathered. Physicists at a lab in Europe think they've caught a glimpse of it, but time is running out on their experiments, because their facility is about to be torn down. NPR's David Kestenbaum reports on their efforts to beat the clock.

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