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Scientists Announce Discovery of ‘God Particle’
Arutz Sheva ^ | 4/7/12

Posted on 07/04/2012 2:34:59 AM PDT by Eleutheria5

A progress report from the Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator has declared that the Higgs boson, dubbed the “God particle,” has been found. The discovery of the new particle is a major step toward confirming the Standard Model used in modern physics.

Professor John Womersley said, “They have discovered a particle consistent with the Higgs boson… That is confirmed...."

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TOPICS: Current Events; Religion & Science; Theology
KEYWORDS: boson; cern; collider; godparticle; hadron; higgs; higgsboson; largehadroncollider; particle
Let there be Light.
1 posted on 07/04/2012 2:35:13 AM PDT by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5
Still not committing to exactly what they found. BBC America science reporter likened the find to solving one side of a Rubik's Cube. I wonder if this announcement has anything to do with funding running out.
2 posted on 07/04/2012 2:48:07 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Things could get even more interesting if this particle turns out be a key to understanding dark matter and energy.

Would it be wrong to call something a hundred times more massive than a proton yet so extraordinarily elusive a form of “dark” matter itself?


3 posted on 07/04/2012 3:07:36 AM PDT by gzzimlich
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

More likely it’s one-upsmanship. The Tevatron team announced earlier that they had found collision data consistent with the presence of the Higgs Boson. The odds that the LHC team just happened to find data of direct evidence just a few days later are ridiculously high; they’re just doing this so the (much smaller) Tevatron can’t steal their thunder. The Tevatron has been shut down now for a couple of years, and is much less powerful; if a Tevatron is all that’s needed for major discoveries, it kind of makes the cost of the LHC unnecessary.


4 posted on 07/04/2012 3:30:14 AM PDT by Little Pig (Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Story also here...

July 4, 2012
CERN physicists report strong evidence of Higgs boson (w/ live video from CERN)
Two independent teams at the world’s biggest atom smasher say they have both “observed” a new subatomic particle — a boson — that looks just like the one believed to give all matter in the universe size and shape.

http://phys.org/news/2012-07-cern-physicists-strong-evidence-particle.html


5 posted on 07/04/2012 3:48:23 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Eleutheria5

Does matter really size ?.....or is it the motion of the Bosun that counts?


6 posted on 07/04/2012 3:51:33 AM PDT by DainBramage
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To: Little Pig
Thanks for reminding me about why this story looked familiar. Was watching the press conference from CERN and the reporters couldn't get Peter Higgs to commit to anything. It may all be a “me too” moment.
7 posted on 07/04/2012 3:51:49 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Puny human reason still worshiping the creation instead of the Creator. That’s not new. It’s the same old idolatry.


8 posted on 07/04/2012 4:40:05 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: txrefugee

I believe in God and find this research quite consistent with that belief. In fact, it strengthens it.


9 posted on 07/04/2012 4:56:54 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult
I heard this on the radio yesterday or the day before.

The guy that was being interviewed said it was like smashing two small things we can't see together and producing an even smaller thing we can't see.


I think they're democrats ...

10 posted on 07/04/2012 5:11:19 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Yes, the headline writers have been somewhat ahead of the story I would say.


11 posted on 07/04/2012 5:18:02 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: Little Pig
if a Tevatron is all that’s needed for major discoveries, it kind of makes the cost of the LHC unnecessary.

Actually, the Tevatron report says that they found evidence, but that the LHC would be needed to actually confirm and find it.

12 posted on 07/04/2012 5:36:26 AM PDT by Paradox (I want Obama defeated. Period.)
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To: Eleutheria5

If the Higgs gives mass to all the other particles, what gives mass to the Higgs?


13 posted on 07/04/2012 5:38:27 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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14 posted on 07/04/2012 6:28:53 AM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (Gun free zones are playgrounds for felons.)
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To: txrefugee
Puny human reason still worshiping the creation instead of the Creator. That’s not new. It’s the same old idolatry.

Yeah.. because celebrating the discovery of His Creation is a bad thing..

15 posted on 07/04/2012 6:35:46 AM PDT by Paradox (I want Obama defeated. Period.)
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To: Moonman62

The answer to that one is only several more billion dollars of government grants away.


16 posted on 07/04/2012 6:42:24 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Eleutheria5

...Light Indeed !!! Here is a bit of light which will allow you to see more clearly. It seems that Charles Darwin once thought that he too could unravel Gods Fabric Of Life which in fact cannot be unraveled. That Darwin was brilliant and a true credit to the church is apparent,in that he eventually returned to God and the church and renounced all of his theories on evolution. His mission was scientific,but, his intent was to be drawn closer to God which is exactly what you see taking place once again within the scientific community.
Though the bulk of today’s scientist will adamantly reject any connection between their work and the search for God,this is precisely what you see, and the Beauty of this fact lies within their own theories and aspirations.
Relativity was explained to you eons ago and was never hidden,however,it was apparently rediscovered by another great mind of the time who was the father of data mining.
So once again,they bask in the light of yet another self anointed miracle even though their thimble of knowledge is even yet half full, which will forever leave their thirst for Earth Bound physics remaining to be quenched.


17 posted on 07/04/2012 6:43:03 AM PDT by mark8express ("Mess With The Best" and you know the rest !!!)
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To: Eleutheria5

This makes about the zillonth time this has been posted over several days.

This tells me reading level is very low.

Give it a rest!!!!


18 posted on 07/04/2012 6:50:54 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Eleutheria5

P.S.

And before this, it was posted on Drudge for at least a couple of days.

Goodness!!!!


19 posted on 07/04/2012 6:53:42 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

First time I saw it. And I’m a regular here.


20 posted on 07/04/2012 7:11:57 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Eleutheria5

ACLU will file suite to have “God” removed from this find... /s =.=


21 posted on 07/04/2012 7:20:43 AM PDT by cranked
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To: Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

A lot of stories get reposted here every few HOURS. Some apparently just read the first screen of FR, even if they haven’t been to the site in days.

A good policy would be that if the original story is dated any later than the last 12 hours, do multiple creative searches of FR before posting.


22 posted on 07/04/2012 7:21:54 AM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: ETL

“First time I saw it. And I’m a regular here.”

A regular once a year?


23 posted on 07/04/2012 8:04:39 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Eleutheria5
Let there be Light.

So, is this what Hawking has been waiting for to "prove" that G-d wasn't necessary to create the universe from nothing?

24 posted on 07/04/2012 8:17:34 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

Once a year? If you’ve never seen my many posts, you must be an occasional visitor.


25 posted on 07/04/2012 9:53:31 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Moonman62

G-d would, because “The foundation of all fouundations and pillar of all wisdom is to know that there is a First Existence from which all other existences come to be (Maimonides, Mishneh Torah, Hilchot Yesodei Hatora, Chapter 1, Halacha 1).” All the Higgs particle is is a tool that He uses to make all things constantly come into being ex nihilo, which is a greater miracle than the splitting of the Red Sea. Higgs is how, not who.


26 posted on 07/04/2012 2:24:08 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Ugh, sometimes having a background in Physics can be a curse, because this thought is keeping me awake...

Could a black hole be nothing more than a Higgs Boson condensate? If enough of them are packed together, do they fall into a degenerative state where the Higgs field can’t revert to a tachyonic field? I would think that such a condition would result in a VERY high, persistent, local mass density, like a black hole.

There. Now may I gan get to sleep...


27 posted on 07/17/2012 11:02:03 PM PDT by Windcatcher (Obama is a COMMUNIST and the MSM is his armband-wearing propaganda machine.)
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