Weekly Writing Prompt #156 What to ask of the waning Moon? Where to watch the drifting Sands? Passing Soul, I will pursue You to the ending Time... Image: Michael Najjar, Sands of Mars, source: wired.com
In memory of Arthur C. Clarke (The Sentinel) When they saw you, they knew, as if eons of time had collapsed into this instant: the smooth surface, the faint light absorbed, the silence. Space was unforgiving, and you had waited such a long time, in the absolute solitude of the desolated moon. But now you … Continue reading #FiveSentenceFiction: Waiting
Forgotten, or the Sentinel For Arthur C Clarke Their small group approached the monolith, step by step, grey on grey, in the rocky, icy landscape. Its surface reflected no light, as each one of them felt the same longing in their heart: they bowed silently, in the solitude of space. “I appreciate your loyalty”, She … Continue reading #FiveSentenceFiction: Forgotten
In awe, it makes me think of what Arthur C Clarke once said about advanced science and magic…
Ian Hinchliffe, a theoretical physicist who heads Berkeley Lab’s sizable contingent with the ATLAS experiment at CERN, answers many of your questions about the Higgs boson. Ian invited viewers to send in questions about the Higgs via email, Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube in an “Ask a Scientist” video posted July 3: http://youtu.be/xhuA3wCg06s
CERN’s July 4 announcement that the ATLAS and CMS experiments at the Large Hadron Collider have discovered a particle “consistent with the Higgs boson” has raised questions about what scientists have found and what still remains to be found — and what it all means.