Analysis “strongly indicates” new particle is Higgs: CERN

A computer screen is pictured before a scientific seminar to deliver the latest update in the search for the Higgs boson at the European Organization for Nuclear Research in MeyrinGENEVA (Reuters) – Analysis of traces of an elementary particle discovered in the Large Hadron Collider last summer "strongly indicates" that it is the long-sought Higgs boson, the CERN physics research center said on Thursday. But a statement on the latest findings from vast volumes of data gathered during 3 years of collisions in the LHC stopped short of claiming the boson, believed to give matter to mass, had been definitely discovered. (Reporting by Robert Evans, editing by Tom Miles)