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Stephen Hawking
2014-09-09 05:04:58

The Higgs boson has been hailed as one of the greatest physics discovery of all time, but preeminent scientist Stephen Hawking has a different take on the so-called God particle – he believes that it could destroy the universe.

credit where credit is due
2014-08-19 02:00:28

It makes sense that the credit for science papers with multiple authors should go to the authors who perform the bulk of the research, yet that’s not always the case.

2013-10-08 23:04:23

François Englert, a Belgian theoretical physicist, and Distinguished Visiting Professor in Residence and founding member of the Institute for Quantum Studies at Chapman University in California,

Nobel Prize Higgs Boson Scientists
2013-10-08 11:01:27

Two scientists behind the theoretical model describing the Higgs boson were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2013.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.