Hawking Loses $100 Bet On Higgs Discovery

The apparent discovery of a particle that may explain how the universe is built has left one world-famous physicist reaching for his wallet.

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  • Stephen Hawking Loses $100 Betting Against The God Particle
    Last week he lost a decade-old $100 bet with University of Michigan physicist Gordy Kane. Hawking had proposed that the elusive Higgs boson, "the God particle," would never be found. "Never" is often a losing proposition in science, and this was no different.
    07/11/2012 - 8:50 am | View Link
  • Stephen Hawking loses $100 bet on Higgs boson-like 'God particle'
    The bet came due Wednesday after scientists from the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva claimed the discovery of what they say could be a Higgs boson, a long-theorized subatomic smidgen named for Peter Higgs, a British physicist who four decades ago predicted ...
    07/5/2012 - 3:46 pm | View Link
  • Hawking Out $100 Over Higgs Discovery
    (Newser) – The apparent discovery of the Higgs boson particle has come at a cost to Stephen Hawking: The world-renowned physicist has lost a $100 bet with Gordon Kane of Michigan University that it wouldn't be found. "It seems I have just lost $100 ...
    07/5/2012 - 10:09 am | View Link
  • Stephen Hawking loses $100 bet over `God particle` discovery
    London: Stephen Hawking has said that Peter Higgs deserved a Nobel Prize for the groundbreaking discovery of the “God particle”, but admitted that the findings have come at a cost for him. The 70-year-old theoretical physicist lost a 100-dollar bet as ...
    07/5/2012 - 9:37 am | View Link
  • Stephen Hawking loses $100 'God particle' bet
    Hawking wagered 10 years ago at a conference in South Korea that such a theoretical particle — a basic "building block" of the universe described by some as the "God particle ... had a bet with Gordon Kane of Michigan University that the Higgs ...
    07/5/2012 - 6:57 am | View Link
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  • Peter Higgs
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