The nature of nothingness
By - - NEW SCIENTIST
Added: Tue, 29 Nov 2011 20:45:36 UTC
Thanks to 1Sokkie for the link.
Zilch… Naught… Nada…
It’s easy to dismiss the concept of nothing as, well, nothing. In fact, nothing is everything to science – understanding the intangible voids has lead to breakthroughs we could never have imagined possible.
Read on to find out why nothing is more important than nothing…
Robert Wright - The Atlantic Comments
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(Reuters) - Scientists at Europe's CERN research centre have found a new subatomic particle, a basic building block of the universe, which appears to be the boson imagined and named half a century ago by theoretical physicist Peter Higgs.
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