Monday, July 02, 2012

Particle Zombie News

From Cosmonline, all a bunny needs to know to bluff about the Higgs tomorrow


12 comments:

Anonymous said...

terrible. and when the zombies do the mexican wave a gravitational collapse may occur if the treshold for stadium sturctures is passed.

Russell said...

Two zombies and Lubos go into a bar in Prague...

Robert Murphy said...

"Two zombies and Lubos go into a bar in Prague..."

... but I repeat myself.

Jeffrey Davis said...

Quoting (from memory) Henry Miller, "We all know money makes money, but what makes money make money?"

Rattus Norvegicus said...

And the commenters at WUWT are, predictably, cynical.

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2012/07/04/higgs-boson-hysteria-but-no-fireworks-on-the-4th-of-july/#more-66796

ligne said...

i'm shocked -- shocked! i tell you -- that the WUTWAT response was kneejerk anti-science.

shocked.

ligne said...

though now i think about it, i'm slightly surprised they didn't go for the "*those* scientists aren't even confident at 5σ, so why should we listen to climatologists?" flavour of stupidity.

Russell said...

In other news, string theorists watching the CERN press conference from a bar in Pilszen have announced the detection of the Luboson, with a mass of 126 beers

EliRabett said...

Eli has eternally debated whether leaving Harvard was worth it for the beer in Pilsen. This is not an easy question.

Russell said...

The Fences demise suggests the Yalies have made their choice.

Hank Roberts said...

So, er, how's the Higgs Field distinguished from the Ether again?

EliRabett said...

The Higgs Field puts you to sleep faster.