an informal name for Higgs boson
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How to use God particle in a sentence
In July 2012, headlines screamed of the possible discovery of the “God particle” by scientists at CERN.
NPR's All Things Considered interviews Dick Teresi, the man credited with naming the Higgs-Boson Particle the "God particle."
Politics of physics - British Professor Peter Higgs, after whom the 'God particle' is named, boycotts Israel.