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Why the scientists aren’t combining data from two experiments to get 5-sigma evidence (= “proof”) for the Higgs boson The Higgs field was postulated nearly 50 years ago, the LHC was proposed about 30 years ago, the experiments have been … Continue reading

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I Nudge Myself

Many years ago, I was being driven to the airport and observed something stupid about myself. Then I used science (kind of). I remember this so clearly because it has symbolised other challenges since then. I had a bag of … Continue reading

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Although the mathematical sciences have some apprehension of true being — geometry and the like — they only dream about being. Never can they behold the waking reality so long as they leave the hypotheses which they use unexamined, and … Continue reading

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