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CERN physicists, including alumna Sau Lan Wu '63, announce that they may have discovered the "God Particle."

Sau Lan Wu '63, the Enrico Fermi Distinguished Professor of Physics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, is a key member of the ATLAS team of physicists at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, whose ongoing research has led to the discovery of a new subatomic particle that may be the elusive Higgs boson ("God Particle"). 

Read more about the discovery of this subatomic particle and its implications in:

The New York Times

Washington Post

The Wisconsin State Journal

University of Wisconsin-Madison News

Watch the webcast of the press conference from CERN announcing the discovery.

For more about alumna and physicist Sau Lan Wu '63, see articles in:

Vassar Innovators

Vassar, The Alumnae/i Quarterly

Women in Science

Posted by Office of Communications Wednesday, July 4, 2012