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Two years ago this July , the scientific team at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, used the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) to confirm the existence of the Higgs boson , the most ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 82 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2014 at 07:32 PM PDT with 206 Recommends
Speaking from CERN headquarters in Bern, Switzerland today, ATLAS spokesperson and UN Scientific Advisory Board member Fabiola Gianotti announced that effective today, in celebration of their 60th ...
by koNko
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Apr 01, 2014 at 06:56 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
#NobelPrize #Physics 2013 Prize goes to Peter Higgs Francois Englert — Blue Lotus (@upulie) October 8, 2013 Live ...
by jlms qkw
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Oct 08, 2013 at 03:16 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
The most important discovery in particle physics in the past 40 years was announced last July 4th. The long-sought Higgs boson was discovered. This diary is to update you all on the current ...
by science
Comment Count 99 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 02:46 PM PDT with 130 Recommends
Billions of years from now the Universe may vanish. And you'll never see it coming. Joseph Lykken, a theoretical physicist... who is on the science team at Europe's Large Hadron Collider (LHC), ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 32 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 09:24 AM PST with 30 Recommends
Leslie Elder had been fighting various cancers for years . Finally it all got to be too much. As Elder put it early this year "I honestly don't know how much more I can endure... I sit in bed I ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 07:45 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
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by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jul 13, 2012 at 07:00 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
This equation neatly sums up our current understanding of fundamental particles and forces. It represents mathematically what we call the standard model of particle physics. The top line describes ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 84 comments on Sat Jul 07, 2012 at 10:33 PM PDT with 76 Recommends
Cross posted from Blue Virginia Last week, there was a headline-making Big Science discovery that had people variously amazed, dazed and confused. What on earth is a "Higgs boson," ...
by lowkell
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Jul 07, 2012 at 03:25 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 68 comments on Sat Jul 07, 2012 at 08:00 AM PDT with 163 Recommends
Even with four months to go until Election Day, Mitt Romney's shameless lying has already become one of the defining storylines of the 2012 campaign. Theories abound as to why Romney has emerged as ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 113 comments on Sun Jul 08, 2012 at 03:15 PM PDT with 79 Recommends
Stop me if you've heard this before. A theoretical physicist walks in to a bar.....
by 8ackgr0und N015e
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Jul 05, 2012 at 02:15 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
For how would a man benefit to gain the whole universe but destroy its mass? Stephen Hawking has also been on the losing end of some other physics-related wagers , notably two involving black ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 64 comments on Thu Jul 05, 2012 at 09:05 AM PDT with 80 Recommends
Washington Post: A half-century scientific quest culminated early Wednesday as physicists announced the discovery of a new subatomic particle — one theorized to be so fundamental that without it, ...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 60 comments on Wed Jul 04, 2012 at 03:54 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
A few minutes ago, one of the most important announcement in particle physics in the past 30 years was made by scientists working with the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, in Geneva. For decades,
by science
Comment Count 495 comments on Wed Jul 04, 2012 at 12:40 AM PDT with 631 Recommends
The folks at PHD Comics interviewed particle physicist Daniel Whiteson at CERN about the Higgs Boson and how it will be 'found'. The audio of the interview takes place in the cafeteria with all the ...
by jim in IA
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat May 05, 2012 at 05:44 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
In news released at the Moriond Physics Conference in Italy, scientists from the Tevatron unit at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Il (FermiLab*) that they have found evidence that ...
by Unit Zero
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 10:03 AM PST with 45 Recommends
The exciting news out of Geneva is generating a lot of buzz in the media, and it's fascinating to see how the different outlets are presenting it. The differences are subtle but revealing. ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 39 comments on Tue Dec 13, 2011 at 07:54 AM PST with 27 Recommends
The title explains it all. Always a good science music clip, Neptune from The Planets, by Holst.
by Dumbo
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Dec 12, 2011 at 08:29 PM PST with 20 Recommends
I have read Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time: From Black Holes to the Big Bang , and I understand a lot of it: punctuation marks, articles, prepositions, conjunctions, pronouns, ...
by ursoklevar
Comment Count 261 comments on Mon Dec 12, 2011 at 11:12 AM PST with 174 Recommends