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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Peter Woit
The world's biggest particle physics lab on Tuesday played down claims of a major discovery, after a leaked memo hinting that the elusive Higgs boson _ or 'God particle' _ may have been found ricocheted around science websites.
Woit said he chose not to suppress the posting, as it had already generated dozens of comments by the time he saw it _ many of them skeptical.
"It's unusual for this sort of specific, detailed material to be made public," said Peter Woit, a physicist at Columbia University on whose blog the memo first appeared last week.