Posts from the ‘cern’ Category


I go out a couple of hours, and the CERN guys announce (with slides written in Comic Sans :s) that they’ve found a new particle which could be the Higgs boson.

Oh goodness those slides. Not sure if really good joke by the scientists, or really out of touch with proper presentations. =|

Just so we get this out of the way right off the bat, I refuse to call this thing the “God Particle”. It makes physicists’ veins pop out of their foreheads, and I don’t want to cause them distress. Our friends at Cheat Sheet point us to this AP news article, claiming that the announcement…
More Higgs stuff, I don’t quite have a physics background to explain it sufficiently so here are some handy links to do it for you!

It’s Okay To Be Smart: It’s Higgs Time