Daily Archives: July 5, 2012

  • Decoding the discovery: Another giant leap for mankind

    I have always wondered what it would have been like to be alive when Einstein proposed his theories of relativity, or when Watson & Crick cracked the structure of DNA or when Armstrong & Aldrin landed on the moon. Well, I experienced it yesterday, when I witnessed history in the making.

    It took almost half a century to discover this new fundamental particle theorized by Peter Higgs et al. in a series of seminal papers in the 60s. It is hard to explain the magnitude of this discovery in a blog post, but I’ll try. I’ll not