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Old 07-06-2012, 06:35 PM
The Higgs found?!

Got to love the science! If they did indeed find it, then this is a monumental discovery & the tip of the iceberg.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/nation...nMW_story.html
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Old 07-06-2012, 08:10 PM
I dont quite understand what it does/could lead to/is. I read the entire article. I dont rly understand.
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Old 07-06-2012, 09:50 PM
I seen this on the news a few days back saying that they have found the God particle

I still dont understand what they found and how they can say they have found it

When the sceintist try to explain it it is all something you dont understand

That is why they used that huge machine to find it

Oh god even trying to expalin the particle give me a headache
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Old 07-06-2012, 10:20 PM
The particle itself is extremely complicate, but it basically means that space isn't empty and is actually an endless ocean of energy. Energy that creates mass in matter. This is akin to the discovery of electricity. Who knows where this will lead us (light speed travel, endless energy, manipulating gravity, etc...) but it is certain to lead us in directions we never thought possible.

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Old 07-06-2012, 10:37 PM
Well the way you descibed it was better than some sceintists ttrying to tell the public of there discovery

Also with all the space travel we do in space it might help us discover new planets and end the end we will be able to travel faster to get there

But wouldnt you have to put other things in place for this to happen


I also thought that the God particle was to do with how life started Bob
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Old 07-06-2012, 11:16 PM
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I also thought that the God particle was to do with how life started Bob
It's called the god particle because it is responsible for all the matter in the universe. It doesn't have anything to do with "life".

A lot has to happen before we fully know how this discovery will benefit us. Electricity didn't mean much to us at first. Neither did the electromagnetic field. Now our society is entirely dependent on these. What we can do with these powers would blow everyone's mind at the time they were discovered.

It will take time, but now doors that we didn't even know for sure existed just opened up.
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