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Has anyone seen Higgs' Boson recently

  1. Dec 13, 2011 #1

    epenguin

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    by any chance?
     
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  3. Dec 13, 2011 #2

    e.bar.goum

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    Re: Has anyone seen the Higgs Boson recently

    Damn, you lost it again?!

    Checked behind the couch?
     
  4. Dec 13, 2011 #3

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    CERN announced they saw hints of one. They need to open up the detector and find where it went though. Hopefully it doesn't jump out and try to escape to Italy like those neutrinos did.
     
  5. Dec 13, 2011 #4

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    It might be under the dresser. Those rascals are quite easy to lose track of.
     
  6. Dec 14, 2011 #5

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    I MIGHT have swept it up and thrown it into the trash. My bad.
     
  7. Dec 14, 2011 #6

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    Eighteen months ago I made a custom bumper sticker I have on my car (dreading the likely way upcoming political campaigns would play out):


    Higgs 2012
    Susy Too

    At least half of it is somewhat promising.
     
  8. Dec 14, 2011 #7

    Bill_K

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    My bumper sticker
     

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  9. Dec 14, 2011 #8

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    Maybe it's that fuzzy blob under my bed. You know, Heisenberg uncertainty principle and all that. No, wait, it's just a dust bunny. :frown:
     
  10. Dec 14, 2011 #9

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    If not Higgs' Boson, then perhaps Hugged Bison will do?

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  11. Dec 14, 2011 #10

    Andy Resnick

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    This time of year, I'm trying to *lose* weight, not find it.
     
  12. Dec 14, 2011 #11

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    Perhaps they will be more successful at measuring it's elusivity.

    Anyway - just in case - what colour is it? If I see one, I'll let folks know.
     
  13. Dec 14, 2011 #12

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    It looks massive.

    That's all down to the Higgs boson dontcherknow - it creates mass.

    Hey - including its own!?

    All very confusing really, well I expect these physicists know what they're doing.
     
  14. Dec 14, 2011 #13

    PAllen

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    Hey, I always thought the Higgs was colorless if SM is correct ...
     
  15. Dec 14, 2011 #14

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    I was worried the BSM Forum was going to be flooded with crackpots drawn to PF like honey. I guess I shouldn't have. I think the melodramatic way that most of the media handled it was partly the reason. The news mentioned it as a thirty second aside at the end of the nightly news. Whew, that was close... :bugeye: Imagine what would have happened if they did a five minute piece with background.

    Rhody...
     
  16. Dec 14, 2011 #15

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    There would be no couch without it - it *must* be under there.
     
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    I hope they never find it. I'm heavy enough as it is.
     
  18. Dec 14, 2011 #17

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    I don't lose things because I put them in a specific place. I put my Higgs Boson next to my keys so I don't forget it in the morning when I leave for school.
     
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    I actually equipped mine with one of those pet-tracking devices, just in case I lose it.
     
  20. Dec 14, 2011 #19

    Dembadon

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    Slightly off-topic: What is the reason for the apostrophe in "Higgs' Boson" in the title of the thread? I guess I misunderstood the question.

    I have no idea where Peter's boson is; he can keep track of his own particles.
     
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  21. Dec 14, 2011 #20

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    Several women have. That's why he's no longer running for president.
     
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