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1 posted on 07/12/2012 12:46:11 PM PDT by neverdem
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To: High-tech Redneck

Here you go


2 posted on 07/12/2012 12:53:52 PM PDT by DallasSun (Courage~Fear that has said its prayers.)
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To: neverdem
So how much did it cost to discover the Higgs boson? What are the practical applications of this discovery? It looks like a big waste of money to me.
3 posted on 07/12/2012 12:56:17 PM PDT by mosaicwolf (Strength and Honor)
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To: neverdem

Call me dubious. The Higgs Bosun can be described as the thing that imparts mass to other subatomic particles. As such, it must be one of the most common sub particles in the universe.

However, by trying to build a theory around this, they have set up a situation like, “If you throw dice a dozen times, and they come up snake eyes every time, it proves that God exists.”


5 posted on 07/12/2012 12:57:11 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: neverdem

It was never missing. It was there all the time................


6 posted on 07/12/2012 12:57:50 PM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: neverdem
Ha ...initially read that as...”At Long Last, Physicists Discover Famed Higgs Bosom....

.......I guess they researched old Benny Hill movies.

7 posted on 07/12/2012 1:34:07 PM PDT by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: neverdem

Ahhhh, but what is the Higgs Bosun made of?


8 posted on 07/12/2012 1:40:29 PM PDT by Larry - Moe and Curly (Loose lips sink ships.)
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To: neverdem

The next particle found will be called “the bosons’ mate” for you sailors out there.


9 posted on 07/12/2012 2:07:15 PM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: neverdem

If I had a bison, I would name him Higgs.


13 posted on 07/12/2012 2:26:50 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Steyn: "One can argue about whose fault it is, but not ... whose responsibility it is: it's his")
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To: neverdem
BAZINGA!
15 posted on 07/12/2012 2:34:47 PM PDT by Young Werther (Julius Caesar said "Quae cum ita sunt. Since these things are so.".)
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To: neverdem

17 posted on 07/12/2012 2:59:16 PM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: El Gato; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Robert A. Cook, PE; lepton; LadyDoc; jb6; tiamat; PGalt; Dianna; ...
The ‘God Particle’ and God

Killing with the flip of a switch

Gene Mutation Protects Against Alzheimer's

Stem Cell Study Scrambles Egg Debate, Again

FReepmail me if you want on or off my health and science ping list.

18 posted on 07/12/2012 3:01:16 PM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: neverdem

Meanwhile, general relativity and quantum mechanics are still incompatible.


19 posted on 07/12/2012 4:02:12 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: neverdem
This is such a relief. I don't know how many sleepless nights I've had worrying they would never find the Higgs boson.

"Oh, give me a home where the Higgs boson roam,
Where the quarks and antiparticles play,
Where seldom is heard a discouraging word,
And the Fermi are constant all day."

20 posted on 07/12/2012 4:21:14 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: neverdem

So if the University of Texas, Austin can produce a Noble prize winning scientist why can’t its law school produce a Supreme Court Justice?


21 posted on 07/12/2012 6:01:51 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: neverdem
Note all, this article is from July 4th and back then physicists were all jumping up and down over the 'discovery'. BUT. A physics article yesterday basically said,
'Hold On, Not So Fast'.
We don't think the Higgs Boson was found after all.
Apparently conclusions were jumped at a 'leetle bit' to soon. Just after one week of further study they're now saying what was 'found' did not act like the Higgs Boson was supposed to act. And the first results haven't been able to be reproduced by follow up 'atom smashing' tests since then. In short, they still have to keep looking for it. (I didn't bookmark it, sorry, was very busy)

That article yesterday reminded me of the 'Neutrino Test' that exceeded 'c' done by the Italians a while back. Except that as we now know it didn't. Their measuring instruments were not calibrated correctly, Oops! Ergo, 'c' is still 'the law' not just a good idea, and even a neutrino has to obey it. (and E=mc2 still rules)

So (for now) add the 'Higgs Boson Found' to the 'Neutrino oops' file.

22 posted on 07/13/2012 5:43:45 AM PDT by Condor51 (Never mess with an old man. He won't fight you he'll just kill you.)
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