EarthSky 22: Is it the Higgs?
Science news of the week:
Archaeologists working in Guatemala have discovered a 1,300 year-old year-old Maya text
Scientists at CERN announced on July 4 that they have discovered a new subatomic particle which might be the Higgs Boson
A prototype for a flying car – the Terrafugia Transition – has successfully completed its phase one flight testing
On June 29, a violent wind storm system – called a derecho – advanced eastward across Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, the District of Columbia, Maryland, and in parts of New Jersey
Song of the week:
My Education’s “ROBOTER-HôHLENBEWOHNER” from their upcoming release A Drink for All My Friends, available via Kickstarter.
This week’s featured stories:
Higgs Boson? Jorge Salazar speaks with CalTech physicist Harvey Newman about the announcement this week from CERN that scientist may have discovered the long-sought Higgs boson.
Titan’s Ocean Jorge speaks with Dr. Iess about the discovery of liquid oceans on Saturn’s huge moon Titan.
Thanks for listening in to your 22 minutes of science and music!
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