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  • Quarks and quantum quirks

    Quarks and quantum quirks
    While reading a book on contemporary physics some time ago, I realized that attempting to comprehend it was like trying to floss the teeth of a flea. Underwater. While drunk. With broken fingers. And blindfolded. I managed to finish the book, but the...
  • Review: Jim Holt's compelling 'Why Does the World Exist?'

     Review: Jim Holt's compelling 'Why Does the World Exist?'
    -------------------- Why Does the World Exist? An Existential Detective Story Jim Holt Liveright: 310 pp., $27.95 -------------------- "How old is the Universe?" Kurt Vonnegut asked in his 1973 novel "Breakfast of Champions." "It is one half-second...
  • So close to the God particle: Scientists say 'stay tuned'

     
    Physicists have detected hints of the long-sought Higgs boson but have not yet amassed enough data for definitive proof of discovery of the so-called God particle, scientists at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, said Tuesda...
  • The quest for the 'God particle': Tiny matter, big cliffhanger

     
    God particle quest: It’s a cliffhanger as scientists say they haven’t seen the Higgs boson, or God particle -- yet...
  • Large Hadron Collider made with Legos, and other geeky creations

     
    Using Legos, Sascha Mehlhase, a physicist based in Copenhagen, has built a 1:50 scale replica of the ATLAS detector, which is part of the Large Hadron Collider, the world's largest and highest-energy particle accelerator....
  • Neutrinos faster than the speed of light? Not so fast ...

     
    Back in September, a group of physicists working at the OPERA experiment at Italy’s Gran Sasso Laboratory astounded the scientific world by clocking neutrinos, a type of subatomic particle, that seemed to travel faster than the speed of light. It...
  • Higgs boson: 'God particle' exists but what is it exactly?

     
    The Higgs boson is just how the universe was formed -- no big deal....
  • Fine line

     
    Not only do the electrons smash into each other, they have struck the physicists' funny bone. As it says (in the New York Times)... "It has led to a joke in physics circles now: The the Higgs boson (particle) has......
  • Elliott Carter

  • 'God Particle:' Scientists Narrow the Hunt for Long Sought Higgs Boson

    'God Particle:'  Scientists Narrow the Hunt for Long Sought Higgs Boson
    GENEVA -- International scientists said on Tuesday they had found signs of the Higgs boson, an elementary sub-atomic particle believed to have played a vital role in the creation of the universe after the Big Bang. Peter Higgs, the 82-year-old British...
  • Big guy or the big bang?

    Big guy or the big bang?
    Who created the universe, The Big Guy or the Big Bang?  Three thousand scientists in Geneva Switzerland believe they will soon be able to prove the Big Bang explosion did occur. The proof they need is called the "God Particle." So far they've only...
  • 12/21/2011-A Physicist's Christmas

    12/21/2011-A Physicist's Christmas
    The Higgs boson will never take the place of Jesus in popular culture, although it makes for fun cartoons. I do find the scientific search for God to be interesting. I believe in God and I believe in Christ consciousness, but the details of my beliefs are...