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Nestled between the border of France and Switzerland is the Large Hadron Collider: a 27 kilometre ring of superconducting magnets put together by over 10,000 physicists and engineers from 100 countries, best known for proving the existence of the Higgs boson, or "God Particle".

Now Queenslanders can take a closer look at the world's largest machine in an exhibition at Queensland Museum.

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Analysts said it would happen. Professor Stephen Hawking said it should happen. And now it has. Peter Higgs, the man who first predicted the existence of the Higgs boson, or 'God particle', has been given a Nobel Prize for his efforts along with Belgian physicist Francois Englert.