'I have no idea what God particle is for'

Jul 08, 2012, 10:01 IST | Agencies

Professor Peter Higgs, the British physicist whose theories led to the discovery of the Higgs Boson, has admitted that he has "no idea" what practical implications the breakthrough could have

“It’s around for a very short time,” said Higgs, who published his theory about the Boson’s existence in 1964.

“It’s probably about a millionth of a millionth of a millionth of a millionth of a second. I don’t know how you apply that to anything useful.”

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