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

2 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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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Hawking loses $100 bet over Higgs discovery

Industries / Media : The Cutline (2 years ago)

Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking said Wednesday the Nobel Prize should be given to Peter Higgs, the man who gave his name to the Higgs boson particle. Read Post

Stephen Hawking Doesn't Think the Higgs Boson Is Interesting Enough

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo (9 months ago)

Professor Stephen Hawking is not impressed by the discovery of the Higgs boson particle earlier this year. First, it lost him a $100 bet. Second, he would’ve been happier if a more “interesting” solution to the problem of the mass o... Read Post

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Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo (10 months ago)

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