[LINK] The Problem with Higgs Boson - Was Balance the enemy of facts

Paul Brooks pbrooks-link at layer10.com.au
Fri Oct 21 14:24:30 AEDT 2011

On 21/10/2011 2:14 PM, Roger Clarke wrote:
> At 12:57 +1000 21/10/11, Tom Koltai wrote:
>>  ... when the
>> validity of various belief systems several millennia old are about to be
>> possibly disproved.
> Comfortable as I am with the analysis that precedes that clause, Tom, 
> I just have to register by disapproval of that last bit.
> The fundamental belief system of practitioners of big science is that 
> they deserve lots of money, forever (or until the other big bang, 
> whichever comes first).
Point of nitpicking order Roger - Brian Schmidt's Nobel Prize a few weeks ago was for
research proving (as best we can) that the universe is accelerating its expansion, and
will end in a whimper - there won't be another bang.


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