The Nobel prize for Physics has just been awarded to Adam Riess and two other astrophysicists for proof that the universe is not only expanding, but that this is accelerating, i.e. the universe is expanding faster and faster as time goes on. The most likely reason: a mysterious cosmic force known as dark energy.
Well, that got your attention. But the title isn’t original; it’s taken from a number of newspaper articles that describe the approaching end to the search for the mysteriously named Higgs boson.
As we all know (!) the Higgs boson is that supposed subatomic particle, that basis of all matter, which, if it exists is [...]
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