In Pictures: The Higgs boson phenomenon

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Last December, the teams behind the LHC's ATLAS and CMS detectors reported that they saw "tantalizing hints" of Higgs. Fabiola Gianotti, left, ATLAS experiment spokesperson, speaks next to Guido Tonelli, right, CMS experiment spokesperson, and Rolf Heuer, CERN Director General, during a news conference at the CERN. In a seminar the CMS and ATLAS experiments presented the status of their research for the Standard Model Higgs boson. Their results are based on the analysis of considerably more data than this summer, sufficient to make significant progress in the search of the elusive Higgs but not enough to make any conclusive statement on its existence or non-existence.

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