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sailingsoul
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Posted - 06/27/2012 :  20:49:27  Show Profile Send sailingsoul a Private Message  Reply with Quote
An "Update on the search for the Higgs Boson" is going to be presented July 4, 2012.
Reports from the experiments indicate that at least one of them, if not both, will reach the 5 sigma level of significance for the Higgs signal, when they combine 2011 and 2012 data and the most sensitive channels. So, this will definitely be the long-awaited Higgs discovery announcement, and party-time for HEP physicists.

It maybe a bit premature to say it as "this will definitely be the long-awaited Higgs discovery announcement,". Perhaps it should be stated, will this be the long-awaited Higgs discovery announcement, and party-time for HEP physicists?

All we can do is await the announcement and speculate. It would be very nice if the LHC came up with something big after all the time and effort that's gone into getting it built and running. It's been a long road, I can't wait.


edited to fix double comma in subject heading -- Cune

Edited by - Cuneiformist on 07/03/2012 09:15:03

On fire for Christ
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Saudi Arabia
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Posted - 06/27/2012 :  22:07:44   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send On fire for Christ a Private Message  Reply with Quote
so how long before we get some anti-grav cars?

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the_ignored
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Posted - 06/27/2012 :  22:12:18   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send the_ignored a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hope those buggers don't lose the damn thing on their way to do the announcement.

That would be embarrassing.


>From: enuffenuff@fastmail.fm
(excerpt follows):
> I'm looking to teach these two bastards a lesson they'll never forget.
> Personal visit by mates of mine. No violence, just a wee little chat.
>
> **** has also committed more crimes than you can count with his
> incitement of hatred against a religion. That law came in about 2007
> much to ****'s ignorance. That is fact and his writing will become well
> know as well as him becoming a publicly known icon of hatred.
>
> Good luck with that fuckwit. And Reynold, fucking run, and don't stop.
> Disappear would be best as it was you who dared to attack me on my
> illness knowing nothing of the cause. You disgust me and you are top of
> the list boy. Again, no violence. Just regular reminders of who's there
> and visits to see you are behaving. Nothing scary in reality. But I'd
> still disappear if I was you.

What brought that on? this. Original posting here.

Another example of this guy's lunacy here.
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HalfMooner
Dingaling

Philippines
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Posted - 06/27/2012 :  22:53:22   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by the_ignored

Hope those buggers don't lose the damn thing on their way to do the announcement.

That would be embarrassing.


"Sorry. My dog ate the God Particle."

Biology is just physics that has begun to smell bad.” —HalfMooner
Here's a link to Moonscape News, and one to its Archive.
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sailingsoul
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Posted - 06/28/2012 :  04:44:55   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send sailingsoul a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by HalfMooner

Originally posted by the_ignored

Hope those buggers don't lose the damn thing on their way to do the announcement.

That would be embarrassing.
"Sorry. My dog ate the God Particle."
Which reminds me.


What makes someone a "Insomniac Agnostic Dyslectic"?


Someone who can't sleep, unable to decide, if there is a DOG!

There are only two types of religious people, the deceivers and the deceived. SS
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BigPapaSmurf
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Posted - 06/28/2012 :  05:00:28   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send BigPapaSmurf a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by sailingsoul

An "Update on the search for the Higgs Boson" is going to be presented July 4, 2012.
Reports from the experiments indicate that at least one of them, if not both, will reach the 5 sigma level of significance for the Higgs signal, when they combine 2011 and 2012 data and the most sensitive channels. So, this will definitely be the long-awaited Higgs discovery announcement, and party-time for HEP physicists.

It maybe a bit premature to say it as "this will definitely be the long-awaited Higgs discovery announcement,". Perhaps it should be stated, will this be the long-awaited Higgs discovery announcement, and party-time for HEP physicists?

All we can do is await the announcement and speculate. It would be very nice if the LHC came up with something big after all the time and effort that's gone into getting it built and running. It's been a long road, I can't wait.



I get the feeling this will be the long awaited "we can't find shit" and maybe we should stop giving SS"T" so much press considering it is completely unsupported by observation announcement.

"...things I have neither seen nor experienced nor heard tell of from anybody else; things, what is more, that do not in fact exist and could not ever exist at all. So my readers must not believe a word I say." -Lucian on his book True History

"...They accept such things on faith alone, without any evidence. So if a fraudulent and cunning person who knows how to take advantage of a situation comes among them, he can make himself rich in a short time." -Lucian critical of early Christians c.166 AD From his book, De Morte Peregrini
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On fire for Christ
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Posted - 06/28/2012 :  08:45:00   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send On fire for Christ a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by BigPapaSmurf

[quote]

I get the feeling this will be the long awaited "we can't find shit" and maybe we should stop giving SS"T" so much press considering it is completely unsupported by observation announcement.


who are SST?


You really think they will announce they couldn't find anything, after they already announced they had 5 sigma level confirmation on at least 1 experiment?

Edited by - On fire for Christ on 06/28/2012 08:52:31
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BigPapaSmurf
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Posted - 06/28/2012 :  10:33:11   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send BigPapaSmurf a Private Message  Reply with Quote
SST, Super-String "Theory", without the Higgs SST is in trouble. Also We will never be able to Fold-Space from Ix.

Edit: Im just messing around, that may not be clear. SST would love the lack of Higgs, though it would only give them more of nothing to go on.

"...things I have neither seen nor experienced nor heard tell of from anybody else; things, what is more, that do not in fact exist and could not ever exist at all. So my readers must not believe a word I say." -Lucian on his book True History

"...They accept such things on faith alone, without any evidence. So if a fraudulent and cunning person who knows how to take advantage of a situation comes among them, he can make himself rich in a short time." -Lucian critical of early Christians c.166 AD From his book, De Morte Peregrini
Edited by - BigPapaSmurf on 06/28/2012 10:37:28
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HalfMooner
Dingaling

Philippines
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Posted - 06/28/2012 :  21:36:02   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by On fire for Christ

Originally posted by BigPapaSmurf

[quote]

I get the feeling this will be the long awaited "we can't find shit" and maybe we should stop giving SS"T" so much press considering it is completely unsupported by observation announcement.
You really think they will announce they couldn't find anything, after they already announced they had 5 sigma level confirmation on at least 1 experiment?
If they've found nothing, they'll announce it, even if it ends the search for the Higgs boson. I suspect, though, that the announcement will be more like, "We've found very encouraging signs that the Higgs exists, but we'll need to run this baby for a few more months to acquire enough data to rise to the level of proof."

Biology is just physics that has begun to smell bad.” —HalfMooner
Here's a link to Moonscape News, and one to its Archive.
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HalfMooner
Dingaling

Philippines
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Posted - 06/28/2012 :  21:37:38   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by sailingsoul

Which reminds me.


What makes someone a "Insomniac Agnostic Dyslectic"?


Someone who can't sleep, unable to decide, if there is a DOG!

Biology is just physics that has begun to smell bad.” —HalfMooner
Here's a link to Moonscape News, and one to its Archive.
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HalfMooner
Dingaling

Philippines
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Posted - 06/28/2012 :  21:43:48   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message  Reply with Quote
And just for those who worry about such things, the existence of the Higgs is not a matter of theological interest. Despite the poetically meaningful but unfortunate nickname, God Particle, there would be nothing holy or unholy about it. But its existence or nonexistence would help greatly in sorting out unified field hypotheses.

Do not fear the mighty Higgs. The Higgs is our friend!

Biology is just physics that has begun to smell bad.” —HalfMooner
Here's a link to Moonscape News, and one to its Archive.
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the_ignored
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Posted - 06/29/2012 :  04:51:42   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send the_ignored a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by BigPapaSmurf

SST, Super-String "Theory", without the Higgs SST is in trouble. Also We will never be able to Fold-Space from Ix.

Edit: Im just messing around, that may not be clear. SST would love the lack of Higgs, though it would only give them more of nothing to go on.

Dune reference for the win.


>From: enuffenuff@fastmail.fm
(excerpt follows):
> I'm looking to teach these two bastards a lesson they'll never forget.
> Personal visit by mates of mine. No violence, just a wee little chat.
>
> **** has also committed more crimes than you can count with his
> incitement of hatred against a religion. That law came in about 2007
> much to ****'s ignorance. That is fact and his writing will become well
> know as well as him becoming a publicly known icon of hatred.
>
> Good luck with that fuckwit. And Reynold, fucking run, and don't stop.
> Disappear would be best as it was you who dared to attack me on my
> illness knowing nothing of the cause. You disgust me and you are top of
> the list boy. Again, no violence. Just regular reminders of who's there
> and visits to see you are behaving. Nothing scary in reality. But I'd
> still disappear if I was you.

What brought that on? this. Original posting here.

Another example of this guy's lunacy here.
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sailingsoul
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2830 Posts

Posted - 06/29/2012 :  05:10:15   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send sailingsoul a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by HalfMooner


Do not fear the mighty Higgs. The Higgs is our friend!
Maybe but only if it exists in reality. Which remains to be proven and announced. It's right to fear all Gods, which is saying it's right to fear all ignorance.

There are only two types of religious people, the deceivers and the deceived. SS
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HalfMooner
Dingaling

Philippines
15831 Posts

Posted - 06/29/2012 :  07:28:51   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by sailingsoul

Originally posted by HalfMooner


Do not fear the mighty Higgs. The Higgs is our friend!
Maybe but only if it exists in reality. Which remains to be proven and announced. It's right to fear all Gods, which is saying it's right to fear all ignorance.
Infidel! The Higgs will make you regret those words. Soon.

Biology is just physics that has begun to smell bad.” —HalfMooner
Here's a link to Moonscape News, and one to its Archive.
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sailingsoul
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Posted - 06/29/2012 :  17:14:04   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send sailingsoul a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by HalfMooner

Originally posted by sailingsoul

Originally posted by HalfMooner


Do not fear the mighty Higgs. The Higgs is our friend!
Maybe but only if it exists in reality. Which remains to be proven and announced. It's right to fear all Gods, which is saying it's right to fear all ignorance.
Infidel! The Higgs will make you regret those words. Soon.
I have no fear of Higgs, a puny particle and fraction of an atom. Not visible I have my thumbs in my ears and am wiggling my fingers.

There are only two types of religious people, the deceivers and the deceived. SS
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HalfMooner
Dingaling

Philippines
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Posted - 06/29/2012 :  22:17:29   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by sailingsoul

I have no fear of Higgs, a puny particle and fraction of an atom. Not visible I have my thumbs in my ears and am wiggling my fingers.
And yet the Higgs is compassionate. May it forgive you, and continue to grant you mass.

Biology is just physics that has begun to smell bad.” —HalfMooner
Here's a link to Moonscape News, and one to its Archive.
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