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Maybe It Wasn't The Higgs Boson After All
Science's Sacred Cows (Part 7): Reductionism
Dave Pruett, former NASA researcher, emeritus mathematics prof...
Reductionism has its limitations. Is a human being -- one who bristles at injustice, weeps at Pachelbel's Canon, loves her children, is awestruck by beauty, and craves chocolate -- simply the product of Pavlov's conditioned reflexes to stimuli?
The Disappointing Higgs and Sterile Neutrinos
Physicist, PhD, bestselling author
So far, the Higgs boson has been a disappointment. Of course, it was a major discovery that generated worldwide attention.
What Is the Higgs Boson and Why Does It Matter?
Author, 'Higgs: The Invention and Discovery of the 'God Partic...
Peter Higgs had published the paper that was to bind him forever to the particle that bears his name in 1964, and had waited nearly fifty years for some kind of vindication. "I'm relieved it's coming to an end. It will be nice after all this time to be proved right."
Did God Discover the God Particle?
CoAuthor, 'Super Genes'; Founder, The Chopra Foundation
"Why are we here?" is a universal question, and to answer it, you must ask "Why are we conscious? Where did mind come from?" After all, if the observer plays such a key role in turning waves into particles, you can't get very far if you don't know what the observer is actually doing.
Are You Crazy?
Professor of Physics, Columbia University
In the wee hours of July 4, at 3 a.m. New York time, the world heard two presentations from CERN about the status of the search for the so far elusive Higgs boson.
Higgs Boson VIDEO: A Metaphor To Explain The Particle, Or Further Confuse You
Cara Santa Maria
CLICK HERE FOR FULL TRANSCRIPT But why is this important? Well, that's another question altogether. And I don't think it's
Higgs Boson: A Metaphor to Explain the Particle, or Further Confuse You
HuffPost Science Correspondent Cara Santa Maria gives a run down on the Higgs boson and what CERN's July 4th announcement will mean for particle physics.
Higgs Boson Explained: How 'God Particle' Gives Things Mass
One such field is the electromagnetic (EM) field — the kind you can feel near the poles of a red and silver bar magnet, but
Chicago Helps Crack Code to the Matter of Life, Doesn't Get Invited to God Particle Party
Freelance Journalist | Adjunct Professor | Video Reporter - Sc...
Imagine being part of the discovery of something that potentially cracks the code to the origins of the universe by understanding the structure of matter.
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The Higgsy Higgsy Boson
Physicist and historian of science, MIT; author, 'How the Hipp...
Searching for the Higgs particle has occupied physicists for half a century. And yet before my kids finish first grade, we very well could know whether the Higgs particle exists, at least in the form we most expect to find.
Finding the Holy of Holies: Sticky Particles and the Ground of All Being
Author, The Conscious Activist and other works. Activist ...
Declaring that the Hand of God is really a sticky particle will be one more nail in the coffin of the Creator and one more challenge to the idea that consciousness is the first cause, primary field or ground of being out of which everything arises.
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