A Discoverer as Elusive as His Particle
New York Times
EDINBURGH, Scotland — Peter Higgs, 85, who was widely expected to earn the Nobel Prize in Physics last year, decided to get out of town on the day the winners were announced. Unfortunately, his car wasn't working. He only got as far as lunch before a ...
What Is the Universe? Real Physics Has Some Mind-Bending Answers
Stanford physicist Leonard Susskind and Nobel prize winner Gerard 't Hooft have each presented calculations showing what happens when you try to combine quantum and relativistic descriptions of space-time. They found that, mathematically speaking, the ...
There's a lot of energy inside Fermi Lab
Chicago Daily Herald
Kids participate in Family Open House at Fermilab, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, a Department of Energy-sponsored science center in Batavia named for Nobel Prize-winning particle physicist Enrico Fermi. Courtesy of Fermilab. Hope Babowice.
Man behind 'theory of everything' is born
September 15 is the birthday of Murray Gell-Mann, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist and thinker who, during the late 20th century, discovered some of the most essential qualities about the behavior of sub-sub-atomic particles, although most of us would ...