"True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself." ~ Henry Miller (Quoted by Una Tentazione) In his sleep Melissa was talking to him about higher mathematics, about the marvels she was learning with her new teacher. Her new interest in physics amazed him, his recollection … Continue reading #FiveSentenceFiction: Devotion
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.
The ancient tale came back to his mind, one morning. He was working at his desk, surrounded by the quiet notes of Mozart, as usual the best time for his inspiration and enjoying dawn coffee. The story had been written eons ago, in an empire now defunct, by a long dead author, whose name he … Continue reading Andromeda