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September 18, 2014 5:52 PM
The long upgrade of the Large Hadron Collider is over. The scientific instrument responsible for the discovery of the Higgs boson -- the so-called "God particle" -- is being brought up to speed in time for this month's 60th anniversary of the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known by its French acronym CERN. Physicists hope the accelerator will help them uncover more secrets about the origins of the universe. VOA’s George Putic reports.
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The long upgrade of the Large Hadron Collider is over. The scientific instrument responsible for the discovery of the Higgs boson -- the so-called "God particle" -- is being brought up to speed in time for this month's 60th anniversary of the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known by its French acronym CERN. Physicists hope the accelerator will help them uncover more secrets about the origins of the universe. VOA’s George Putic reports.
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Trumpeter, percussionist and bandleader Etienne Charles was born in Trinidad and blends island rhythms with modern jazz. Etienne and his stellar band perform live at The Hamilton in Washington DC, a rich gumbo of jazz, calypso, reggae, and rock-steady that Etienne Charles calls “Creole Soul.”

Hamilton Live: Etienne Charles



Trumpeter, percussionist and bandleader Etienne Charles was born in Trinidad and blends island rhythms with modern jazz. Etienne and his stellar band perform live at The Hamilton in Washington DC, a rich gumbo of jazz, calypso, reggae, and rock-steady that Etienne Charles calls “Creole Soul.”

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