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Since it isn’t bound, why doesn’t it decay immediately? Thanks heaps mfb, sorry I only just saw your post, I'll have a look right now A pretty recent topic is the "discovery of the Higgs boson". Physics has been a part of Carnegie Mellon University (originally known as Carnegie Technical Schools, and later as Carnegie Tech) since the first class of students entered in 1906. A 2:1 Honours degree in Physics or a related subject.

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