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Metal fragment delays LHC season 2

Two years after it was switched off to enable upgrades, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the physics lab CERN was due to begin operating at higher energies this week. 202 more words



In some way every challenge we face is beautiful.


Notes to self

Don’t jump to conclusions, read only papers > 15 pages and stop reading the news (what can I say, I’m addicted). Coincidence/correlation doesn’t necessarily imply there’s a link there/causation, statistics students can tell you that. 275 more words


Dark Matter Candidates: WIMPs

Well, I keep having trouble getting my science posts on a regular schedule, so here’s another one. This is the first of several posts on possible dark matter candidates. 968 more words



If atheism is a religion then bald is a hair color.

From http://thinkexist.com/quotes/mark_schnitzius/.

I’ve never understood why that’s not understood. Now, why do we asume lack of property for proof of existence?

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What Bugs Me

Taking a 12 hours break

               After a session of self-inflicted criticism, my need to be right pointed me to yet another article about dark matter. There’s no pleasing me, ye know? 216 more words

What Bugs Me