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 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 - 7:01 am | View Link
  • Scientists find elusive 'God particle', Stephen Hawking loses $100 bet
    For this reason 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." After half a century of research, physicists announced at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN ...
    07/5/2012 - 7:00 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 - 5:00 am | View Link
  • Stephen Hawking Loses $100 Bet Over Higgs Boson Discovery [Video]
    The discovery of the higgs boson is a huge step forward to understanding the origins of the universe, but for Stephen Hawking, it means that he’s out $100. The famous theoretical physicist made a $100 bet with Gordon Kane that the higgs boson would never ...
    07/5/2012 - 4:56 am | View Link
  • Stephen Hawking loses $100 'God particle' bet
    "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," Britain's Telegraph newspaper quoted Hawking as saying. The 70-year-old theoretical physicist and author did say he was ...
    07/5/2012 - 1:57 am | View Link
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