Wherefore art thou (probably), Higgs?
December 13, 2011 4:40 AM Subscribe
CERN has begun webcasting
posted by carter (85 comments total)
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a public seminar in which there may or may not be some announcement regarding the significance or otherwise of recent observations regarding the possible existence of something that might be the Higgs boson. I am not a nuclear physicist, so I will try and keep up but will mainly be trying to catch the significance of the observations they have collected so far. In case these are talked about in terms of sigmas (there's scuttlebutt going around that this is a 3.5 sigma event), here's
a table of sigma and probability.
I love live science! Just in time for breakfast and coffee for me! Some recent previous Higgs here