'They found the "God-Particle."
That was the headline in many of America's news media. It turns out that the name actually derives from substituting "God-particle" for "goddamn particle," the original name some scientists had given the elusive particle. But the media adopted the former nomenclature…
So, sincere congratulations to the physicists and other scientists who discovered the Higgs boson. We now think we have uncovered the force or the matter that gives us the four percent of the universe that we can observe (96 percent of the universe consists of "dark matter," about which scientists know almost nothing).'
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Re: God Particle
This should not be called the God particle. It should be called "The mother of all ..."
Maybe the Higgs Boson is dark matter ...