Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Can You Find the Higgs?

Symmetry Breaking Magazine announces winners of its Higgs finding contest.

Can You Find the Higgs?

A reader sent this very clever story about a Higgs searching contest sponsored by Symmetry Breaking, a publication put out by two physics labs – Fermilab and the Stanford Linear Collider Laboratory.

The contestants spotted the Higgs in the strangest places. Congratulations to the winners. See all the winners and runners up here.

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In pursuit of her stories, writer Faye Flam has weathered storms in Greenland, gotten frost nip at the South Pole, and floated weightless aboard NASA’s zero-g plane. She has a degree in geophysics from the California Institute of Technology and started her writing career with the Economist. She later took on the particle physics and cosmology beat at Science Magazine before coming to the Inquirer in 1995. Her previous science column, “Carnal Knowledge,” ran from 2005 to 2008. Her new column and blog, Planet of the Apes, explores the topic of evolution and runs here and in the Inquirer’s health section each Monday. Email Faye at fflam@phillynews.com. Reach Planet of the at fflam@phillynews.com.

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