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Did God Discover the God Particle?

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on July 30, 2012

By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP, Rudolph Tanzi, Ph.D., Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, and Menas Kafatos, Ph.D., Fletcher Jones Endowed Professor in Computational Physics, Chapman University

The possible discovery of the Higgs boson would not have been splashed across every major media if the tag “God particle” weren’t attached to it. Physicists hate the term, but they love the publicity. There are huge government grants at stake as well as the prestige of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Switzerland. After you read the headline, however, there’s little doubt that a general reader cannot actually grasp what a Higgs boson is (or a large hadron accelerator, either).

If you watch enough PBS programs and listen to a few physicists, some clarity emerges that a non-physicist can understand. The Higgs boson discovery adds validation to a mathematical model of force fields in the universe. It attaches a real particle to an expectation, the expectation that buried inside force fields was the key to why subatomic particles have mass. Mass would be acquired as a particle meets with resistance when it moves through the vacuum of space, a kind of “molasses” that slows it down.

This molasses is very elusive. It took many billions of colliding protons in the huge CERN accelerator, backed up by 100,000 computers around the world, to analyze the data before the discovery seemed real. Even then, most physicists are guarded about whether this new particle actually is a Higgs boson. They are equally guarded about whether its properties will uphold the Standard Model of force fields or in fact create more problems. Read the rest of this entry »

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Higgs Boson VIDEO: A Metaphor To Explain The Particle, Or Further Confuse You

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on July 4, 2012


My comment : “Eastern philosophy says that only after 5th level real spiritual world starts and sooner or later science will be up to 5th level. Enlightened person does not speak about God due to practical problems but teach the way to be there. The basic of science is to explain everything with scientific proofs and without scientific proofs science does not want to speak. In the process of enlightenment, nothing to share or explain, but to realize and watch just being there and diminishing themselves. To try or start to explain they lack proof as they can not take other people there easily. I have difficulty to write more than this here.

By Become a fan sciencecara@huffingtonpost.com

Have you noticed all the buzz surrounding the Higgs boson? Do you have any idea what it is or what it means? You’re not alone.

Let me help you brush up just in time for CERN’s big announcement on July 4, 2012. What does the Higgs particle have to do with bombs and giraffes? You’ll have to click to find out. And join the conversation by leaving a comment below. Come on, talk nerdy to me!

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The video below is a brilliant explanation of the Standard Model by Henry Reich of Minute Physics. You can subscribe to his YouTube channel here.

 Science Milestones To Expect In 2012
         

Higgs Discovery: CERN May Confirm ‘God Particle’  Read the rest of this entry »

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