"There were a group of students at the summer school who stayed up halfway through the night discussing things like weak and electromagnetic interactions, but I wasn't part of that – I was on the committee, and I had work to do, so I didn't stay up all night, so I didn't learn about Glashow's theory when I could have." … [Read more...] about Father of ‘the God particle’ Peter Higgs says fame is a bit of a nuisance
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A few months later the SSC was cancelled and so Europe took over responsibility for the next-generation collider that physicists said they needed. The Large Hadron Collider – built at the laboratories of Cern, near Geneva – eventually began operations in 2009 when scientists started smashing beams of protons into each other to seek new sub-atomic entities in the debris. Three years later, they found the Higgs boson, the fabled particle responsible for giving mass to objects. Peter Higgs, a Brit, and the Belgian François Englert, who first proposed the particle's existence, subsequently shared the 2013 Nobel prize for physics. … [Read more...] about The Particle at the End of the Universe, by Sean Carroll – review
April 10: Actress Liz Sheridan ("Seinfeld") is 91. Sportscaster John Madden is 84. Reggae artist Bunny Wailer is 73. Actor Steven Seagal is 68. Singer Terre Roche of The Roches is 67. Actor Peter MacNicol ("Numb3rs," ''Ally McBeal") is 66. Bassist Steven Gustafson of 10,000 Maniacs is 63. Singer-producer Babyface is 62. Musician Brian Setzer is 61. Singer Katrina Leskanich of Katrina and the Waves is 60. Drummer Tim "Herb" Alexander of Primus is 55. Singer Kenny Lattimore is 53. Comedian Orlando Jones is 52. Guitarist Mike Mushok of Staind is 51. Rapper Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest is 50. Actor David Harbour ("Stranger Things") is 45. Blues singer Shemekia Copeland is 41. Actress Laura Bell Bundy is 39. Actor Harry Hadden-Paton ("Downton Abbey") is 39. Actress Chyler Leigh ("Supergirl," ''Grey's Anatomy") is 38. Bassist Andrew Dost of fun. is 37. Actor Ryan Merriman ("The Pretender") is 37. Singer-actress Mandy Moore ("This is Us") is 36. Actor Barkhad Abdi ("Captain Phillips") is 35. … [Read more...] about Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 5-11
De technologie die vader en zoon gebruikten was totaal verschillend. Michael begon met een 35 millimeter camera met filmrolletjes, Steven maakte de overgang naar de hypermoderne digitale camera van dichtbij mee. De basis van autosportfotografie is echter niet veranderd. Het gaat er om op het juiste moment op de juiste plaats te zijn en iets unieks en onderscheidends te produceren waar niemand aan kan tippen. … [Read more...] about Hoe kies je je beste F1-foto als je er miljoenen hebt gemaakt?
The final over proved to be typically climactic. Dhoni, batting on 28 off 40 balls, was on strike to begin the over. Marsh was clearly feeling the pressure and started off with a wide ball. Now 12 were needed off 6. Marsh bowled a full toss on off, and Dhoni responded by sending it over long off for six. Now six were needed off five. Dhoni tried to send the next ball over the ropes again, but this time picked out David Warner in the deep. Now six were needed off four, with Pandey on strike batting on 98. Gurkeerat Singh was the new man in, but he was at the non-striker’s end. Marsh bowled one on off stump, and Pandey got it down to the third man boundary to get to his maiden ODI century. India now needed two to win off three balls. Pandey finished it off with a brace as India finally beat Australia in Australia after four years. Pandey was unbeaten on 104 off only 81 balls at the end as India won by 6 wickets with just two balls to spare. It was also the only first time anyone … [Read more...] about Manish Pandey century masterminds India’s thrilling last-over victory over Australia in 5th ODI at SCG