The Higgs Boson Explained
Joyce Park stashed this in Science
A big announcement is scheduled for midnight of July 4, 2012... allegedly proving the existence of the Higgs boson. Brush up on your particle physics beforehand, and get down with the God Particle tonight!
By 1993 the cost projection had risen to over $12 billion. With limited financial resources, the U.S. government was forced to choose between funding the International Space Station (ISS) or the super particle collider. Congress approved the ISS and on October 21, 1993, the SSC project was cancelled. When the project was cancelled, 14 miles of tunnels and 17 shafts had already been dug, as well as all surface structures completed. Total spent: $2 billion.
One of the saddest things about America these days... #Idonthatescience