Definition of God particle in English:

God particle

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noun

  • An informal name for the Higgs boson or particle (see Higgs boson ).
    More example sentences
    • The questions won't change and the physicists will never discover the God particle.
    • So important is this mysterious substance that it has been called the "God Particle".
    • When I was studying theoretical physics at university the Higgs Boson, or 'God Particle', was a hot topic.

Origin

1990s: from The God Particle, the title of a book on the Higgs boson by the American physicist Leon M. Lederman (b.1922).

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