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 bet over 'God particle' discovery
    The 70-year-old theoretical physicist lost a 100-dollar bet as he believed that the Higgs Boson wouldn't be found. "I had a bet with Gordon Kane of Michigan University that the Higgs particle wouldn't be found. It seems I have just lost 100 dollars," the ...
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  • Stephen Hawking loses $100 bet on Higgs boson-like 'God particle'
    The apparent discovery of a particle that may explain how the universe is built has left one world-famous physicist reaching for his wallet. Stephen Hawking, whose work on the laws that govern the universe has earned him a fellowship in the Royal Society ...
    07/5/2012 - 3:46 pm | View Link
  • Stephen Hawking loses $100 bet over Higgs 'God Particle'
    "It seems I have just lost $100," he said with a gesture approximating a grin, after explaining he made a bet on the matter. Earlier in the interview, Hawking said the finding was an important result and should earn Professor Peter Higgs - after whom the ...
    07/5/2012 - 6:06 am | View Link
  • Stephen Hawking loses bet over "God particle" breakthrough
    A bet the Brit waged with another physicist about Higgs' research went buzzy Thursday morning. While Hawking told the BBC he said Higgs deserved the Nobel Prize, he had little faith in the scientist's undertaking. "I had a bet with Gordon Kane of Michigan ...
    07/5/2012 - 5:34 am | View Link
  • One More Thing: Stephen Hawking loses cash over Higgs Boson bet
    Pick a particle that's new – He may be a genius but Stephen Hawking needs to lay off the gambling for a while, because the existence of the Higgs boson particle has cost him a cool $100. This was the amount he bet physicist Gordon Kane that the Higgs ...
    07/5/2012 - 5:23 am | View Link
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