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October 1, 2014

Peter Higgs doesn't own a TV or use email or a cellphone

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The headline up top is just one of a number of interesting things in Dennis Overbye's September 15 New York Times Science essay about the winner (above) of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics, honored — 50 years later — for his prediction of the existence of a new particle, now known as the Higgs boson.

"The Higgs boson explained in plain English" was the title of a January 24, 2012 boj post.

October 1, 2014 at 08:01 PM | Permalink


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but he does use morse code or smoke signals in a pinch

Posted by: RobWeeve | Oct 1, 2014 8:24:50 PM

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