Welcome back to science news! This week, we’ve got a rundown of all the awful things the government shutdown has done to scientific research and more men who won Nobel Prizes (sorry, ladies!), but also a lot of cool findings from ancient history (the cave painters were ladies!) and some awesome videos about supervolcanoes on […]
Tag: Higgs boson
Midweek News: Now with More Kittens
Read the news at your own risk. Then look at kittens follow for cuddly recovery.
Science News: 3/26/13
So many cool science stories this week! Conditions were right for there to have been life on Mars! Daisy Morris, dinosaur hunter, is the coolest 9-year-old on the planet. And can earthquakes really turn water to gold?
Science News: 12/11/12
What do volcanoes on Venus, Voyager 1, President Obama, and killer catfish have in common? They’re all in this week’s science news update!
Science News: 8/7/12
The Curiosity has landed! Mars, y’all!! And, you know, some other stuff happened too.
Science News Roundup: 7/10/12
What a week, y’all. We found out that the Higgs boson is real and that mermaids aren’t (I wish I were kidding about the latter, on multiple levels). And for the second time, I have to link to a BBC article about penguin poo. I’m starting to think they’ve got a fetish. Off we go!
About the Higgs Boson by a Biologist
Unless you’re totally and completely uninterested in any news whatsoever, you’ve probably heard about the announcement from CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) that experiments in the Large Hadron Collider have found some pretty strong evidence for the existence of the Higgs particle. Scientists will spend several more months to fully confirm the discovery, […]
Science News Roundup: 7/3/12
Happy Tuesday, science fans! I hope you all enjoyed the long weekend. Well, technically it was only one second longer than usual, due to a leap second being added to keep atomic clocks in sync with Earth’s slightly inconsistent rate of rotation. But I’ll take what I can get.
Science News Roundup: 12/14
This week we’ve got cancer prevention news that’s sure to put a smile on the face of many Persephoneers, new evidence of liquid water on Mars in the distant past, fracking earthquakes, and possible glimpses of a proposed fundamental particle that has never before been observed directly. Allons-y!