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Cosmic Implications of the Higgs Bosun

What is it that breathed the fire into the equations, and gave them a universe to work on?  — Stephen Hawking, physicist and cosmologist  Has Someone been monkeying with the laws of physics, fine-tuning them to make possible our existence? — Sir Fred Hoyle, physicist and cosmologist  As our island of knowledge expands, so also expand the shores of our ignorance. — John Wheeler, physicist, cosmologist, co-author of the Wheeler–DeWitt universal wave equation With the recent confirmation by CERN physicists of the existence of the long-predicted mass-endowing “Higgs field” and its associated exchange quanta, the Higgs “God particle” bosons, we…

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