Tag Archives: Higgs

Five sigma and all that

At the Guardian.

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What does it feel like when everyone else finds the Higgs, and you don’t?

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Smashing Physics: how we discovered the Higgs boson – podcast

Another Science podcast for the Guardian. With Ian Sample.

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Is there any such thing as “nothing”?

That’s a question I got on twitter just now after the Feynman gig from @elainepixie. I said (broken down into 140 character chunks): One definition of “nothing” is “vacuum”, by which physicists mean “lowest energy state”. That exists. But in … Continue reading

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Should we change the Higgs boson’s name?

I wrote this piece on the blog about Higgs boson naming, and was then asked to write something for g2. This appeared on the web here (not in the usual Life & Physics slot, hence this post so I can … Continue reading

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Colliding Particles: Decay

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Colliding Particles: The Dice

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Higgs update: steady as she goes

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The Large Hadron Collider and the Higgs boson: UCL lunch hour lecture

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Nobel prize in physics: it’s not too soon for a Higgs boson to win it

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