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Caption: Animation of a Higgs boson event in the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) detector in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. This animation shows a ZZ event (7 TeV data, seen in 2011), in which a Higgs boson is produced, then rapidly decays to two Z bosons, each of which decays in turn to two heavy muons. Detection of the four muons (grey lines) with masses consistent with the Z and Higgs bosons provides strong evidence that a Higgs was indeed produced. On 4th July 2012, researchers at the LHC announced that they had discovered a new particle with properties consistent with the Higgs boson.

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Higgs boson ZZ event

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