Monthly Archives: December 2011

Has the Elusive Higgs Boson Finally Been Found? CERN’s Tantalizing Evidence.

Inside-Large-Hadron-Collider1The particle physics community is all abuzz: on Tuesday, the CERN Council reported encouraging data in the search for what has been called the “Holy Grail of high-energy physics” — finding the hypothetical particle called the Higgs-boson particle. Also called the “God Particle,” it is the last…

December 14, 2011 Read more

New Research Reveals Physics Behind Great White Shark Attacks

Image11-DS-croppedHow do great white sharks stalk their prey beneath the waves? A paper by Neil Hammerschlag and the late R. Aidan Martin, in the latest Marine Biology Research Journal, reveals how the physics of light-scattering in ocean waters helps the great predator maintain

December 10, 2011 Read more
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