19 Dec 2019
Early one morning, residents of the Pathum Wan District of Bangkok were greeted to the rare spectacle of dozens of physicists in formal attire walking the streets of Bangkok on their way to meet Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of…
24 Aug 2011
A few years ago, celebrated British physicist Stephen Hawking was widely reported in the press to have placed a provocative public bet that the LHC (along with all particle accelerators that preceded it) would never find the Higgs boson, the so-…
08 Aug 2011
The current data from the LHC show an effect which might, or might not, be the first indication of the presence of a Higgs boson. Most of this effect is due to the number of pairs of W bosons which are being produced in proton-proton collisions.
08 Aug 2011
This is a well-written piece exploring the need for more data and what possible interpretations there could be: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/life-and-physics/2011/aug/06/1