Thursday, June 21, 2012

Has CERN Finally Done It?

How many times over the past year or so have we heard this statement?

  • Scientists at CERN might be on the verge confirming the existence of what they call the "Higgs boson"
Well it is making the rounds again according to an article in the Daily Galaxy blog.  
Peter Woit a Columbia University mathematician is saying that "Cern will soon have to decide.....".   What's to decide you ask?  Well according to Woit,:
  •  Cern has got to either announce discovery of the Higgs, or will they wait for some overwhelmingly convincing standard to be met.
Woit goes on to say that:
  • "....The bottom line though is now clear: there’s something there which looks like a Higgs is supposed to look."
We shall see, I the complete article here

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