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How the Higgs Discovery Lost Stephen Hawking $100 [Video]

The discovery of the Higgs boson is kind of a big deal. Stephen Hawking certainly thinks so: he says it should net Peter Higgs, the scientist after which the particle is named, a Nobel prize. But it's not all good news, because the result has lost him $100. More »
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