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Offline Pablo

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The god particle
« on: 09/08/2005 22:40:23 »
I was wondering if the god particle has already been discovered. If not, what are the plans on future experiments?

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Re: The god particle
« Reply #1 on: 09/08/2005 22:43:53 »
Although i've could of whizzed into google to find out what it is but,what IS a God Particle?[?][?][?]

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Re: The god particle
« Reply #2 on: 10/08/2005 02:25:21 »
I think its called the Higgs boson, a particle that supposed to explain why mass has mass or it gives mass to particles.Something like that.
Isn't that one of the reasons why there building the collider thing at cern in france.
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Re: The god particle
« Reply #3 on: 10/08/2005 08:48:34 »
Wow that's way too technologically advance for my standards,imagine how long the speech will be when they figure out how it works.
I have enough problem with Science Coursework as it is without the need of a GOD PARTICLE![}:)][}:)]

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Re: The god particle
« Reply #4 on: 10/08/2005 11:45:04 »
I have never heared of the God particle. Someone should find out exactly what it is and post it here. And I don't want to be that person. I volenteer Razor! Google it. Nah jokin. Someone must know

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Re: The god particle
« Reply #5 on: 10/08/2005 14:14:57 »
Nobody knows exactly what it is, it's just believed that it could explain the theory about mass,just as "i cant remember his or her name" said....

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Re: The god particle
« Reply #6 on: 10/08/2005 14:15:41 »
...ukmicky said......

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Re: The god particle
« Reply #7 on: 10/08/2005 20:30:35 »
It's actually the title of a book by Leon Lederman. You can review it here: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0385312113/qid=1123701646/sr=2-1/ref=pd_bbs_b_ur_2_1/103-3935916-3025459

It has been said that amongst the genre of popular physics book, one loses half the readership for every formula in the book. It's also been said that one doubles the readership for every mention of "God" in the book. I have skimmed this book in a bookstore, but declined to read it because Lederman's style did not appeal to me. I think the use of "God" in the title is a cheesy gambit to grab readership. Other than that, there is nothing about the Higg's boson, or Higg's physics in general to suggest any connection with God.
 

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Re: The god particle
« Reply #8 on: 10/08/2005 22:49:38 »
God Particle eh ?...then Satan Particle...but I've got my money on the Santa Claus Particle !

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Re: The god particle
« Reply #9 on: 10/08/2005 23:24:03 »
Lol I've never heard someone call it the "God" particle before, that's a bit over blown. We don't even know it it exists yet :) spose that explains the dramatised name as "The God Particle" :P

Pablo the Higgs Boson is purely theoretical although lots of stuff assumes it exists some rethinking will have to be done if it's not found. The Large Hadron Collider at CERN is being built to try and find it plus to try and detect all the super symmetric particles, test the possibility of micro black holes... and some other stuffs.

http://lhc-new-homepage.web.cern.ch/lhc-new-homepage/

If you want some more info I can ask my friend from university who is over there now. She is writing some software for one of the detectors!


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Re: The god particle
« Reply #10 on: 11/08/2005 00:14:51 »
Hey,ever noticed when you switch the postions of "n", "t" and "a" in "santa" you end up with Satan???[?]
I find that a little bit disturbing, but as a man mostly of science im gonna say "It just a Coincidence"......."It just happens" people!

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Re: The god particle
« Reply #11 on: 11/08/2005 01:33:00 »
so, as of 8:32 pm eastern time today, it hasn't been discovered? May be it doesn't exists!

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Re: The god particle
« Reply #12 on: 11/08/2005 12:46:33 »
It should'nt really be called a God Particle, that's just a bit too "overthetop" if ya know what i mean.

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Re: The god particle
« Reply #13 on: 11/08/2005 14:27:45 »
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Re: The god particle
« Reply #14 on: 04/09/2005 11:20:15 »
i also think that " God particle" maybe just a mathematical particle.But the ideal about a particle whom connects very different theories is very physical, I also link to the ideal of P.A.M.Dirac about particle and pseudopartical
 

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