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 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 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 - 5:08 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 - 4:52 am | View Link
  • Stephen Hawking loses $100 bet over Higgs 'God Particle'
    The discovery of the a Higgs-like particle may be a major gain for the science community, but it may have cost famed scientist Stephen Hawking some pocket money. Hawking admitted in an interview with the British Broadcasting Co. that the discovery, which ...
    07/4/2012 - 10:33 pm | View Link
  • Stephen Hawking loses Higgs boson particle bet
    Physicist Steven Hawking admits he has lost a bet that the Higgs boson particle would not be found. Hawking says the bet was made with Gordon Kane of Michigan University. 'It seems I have just lost $100', said Hawking with a big smile on his face, after ...
    07/4/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Stephen Hawking: Why he wishes Higgs boson remained a ...
    Stephen Hawking: Why he wishes Higgs boson remained a mystery. Stephen Hawking says the next big physics discovery could be supersymmetry, the theory that ...
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