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Particle Physics Discovery Raises Hope For A Theory Of Everything

May 17, 2015 | by Vakhtang Kartvelishvili

The standard model of particle physics, which describes every particle we know of and how they interact, was given much credence when the… 729 more words


Lone Ranger, or, The Boson Speaks

Lone Ranger, or, The Boson Speaks

That which has no substance
enters where there is no space.

No signs of a lone Higgs particle have been detected in previous experiments. 556 more words


El bosón de Higgs: ¿Qué es? ¿Cómo se come? Sé que lo he escuchado antes…

Si no has escuchado del bosón de Higgs hay dos opciones, o has estado viviendo debajo de una roca los últimos años, o simplemente lo escuchaste mas no entendiste; y no eres el único, ya que estos conceptos pueden ser un tanto difíciles, sin embargo, te explicaremos un poco para mejorar el panorama. 508 more words

Ciencia / Tecnología

QED - a poem by Kate Rauner

Bosons carry force
Among the fermions
Flying back and forth –
Colliding with the masses.
All these interactions
Exchanging many photons
Exceed our calculations – 210 more words


"A child[’s]…first geometrical discoveries are topological…If you ask him to copy a square or a triangle, he draws a closed circle"*...

Topology is the Silly Putty of mathematics.  Indeed, sometimes, topology is called “rubber-sheet geometry” because topologists study the properties of shapes that don’t change when an object is stretched or distorted. 331 more words