Did Scientists Finally Discover the Higgs Boson? (a.k.a. The God Particle)

We've heard this clamoring before, but after years of experimenting and hypothesizing, the UK Telegraph says that CERN—keepers of the Large Hadron Collider—will hold a press conference on July 4 to confirm the existence of the Higgs boson particle, commonly referred to as the God Particle. It could be the biggest… »7/01/12 7:30pm7/01/12 7:30pm


Stephen Hawking Bets Against Large Hadron Collider's Success

We know the LHC won't end the world »9/09/08 9:15am9/09/08 9:15am, but in an amusing note before its big switch-on tomorrow Stephen Hawking (he of the physics brain the size of a planet) has admitted he's got a $100 bet that the machine won't succeed in one of its big goals: finding the very mysterious Higgs boson.In a BBC radio interview he joked…