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The folks at CNET have a piece about the “sonification” of the Higgs Boson, the elemental particle that was discovered by the CERN Institute in Geneva last week:

Thanks to the labors of a team of researchers who attached musical notes to data that scientists believe correspond to the Higgs, the “sonification” of data points from the Atlas project at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland now lets listeners hear a melody with a distinctly Latin beat.

Check out CNET to hear it. Latin or not, it It certainly is music to the ears of scientists.