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What exactly is the god particle ?

  1. Nov 2, 2011 #1
    what exactly is the "god particle"?

    so ive heard about this god particle and am wondering what it is :confused:, im not really religious, and hope this doesnt turn into some religious argument, but i just want to know what this thing is o:)
     
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  3. Nov 2, 2011 #2

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    Re: what exactly is the "god particle"?

    Nothing to do with religion. It's just a colorful nickname for the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Higgs_boson" [Broken].
     
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  4. Nov 2, 2011 #3
    Re: what exactly is the "god particle"?

    i heard that christians were trying to find it to prove gods existence by next year or so? if anything, what is the higgs boson?
     
  5. Nov 2, 2011 #4

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    Re: what exactly is the "god particle"?

    Sounds like a silly rumor. Again, the 'god particle' has nothing whatsoever to do with religion and finding it has nothing to do with 'proving god's existence'.
    Click the link in my last post.
     
  6. Nov 2, 2011 #5
    Re: what exactly is the "god particle"?

    ohhhh ok, now it makes more sense, thank you for clearing that up, just something i looked up, got results that didnt make sense to me
     
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