Tagged: Higgs boson

How fair is it for just three people to receive the Nobel Prize in physics? - Guest Work

Guest Author Jan 24, 2018

Caroline Wagner, The Ohio State University This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. The Nobel Foundation statutes decree that “in no case” can a Nobel Prize be divided between more than three people. So it may not raise many eyebrows that the 2017 award in physics went to just … Read More

From bosons to Bigfoot: six science mysteries that might be solved in 2016 - Guest Work

Guest Author Jan 05, 2016

Gavin Hesketh, UCL; Louise Gentle, Nottingham Trent University, and Simon Cotton, University of Birmingham From the origin of life to the fate of the universe, there’s plenty scientists simply don’t know. But they are making progress. 2015 has been a great year for science: we’ve seen the agreement of climate deal, pictures of dwarf … Read More

Cost of scientific research – and political naivity - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 05, 2012

I ended up immersed in the internet activity around the CERN physics seminar on the Higg’s boson last night. It was an unprecedented phenomenon. However, amidst all the fascination, celebration and humour at the (possible) confirmation of the Higg’s particle … Continue reading → … Read More

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