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ATLAS Soared: Fabiola Gianotti and the Discovery of a Higgs Particle (Women In Science 19)

In a corner of a room, tucked unostentatiously away from the notice of the raving hordes of just barely contained school children using their field trip to Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science to wreak havoc, there lies behind glass a hundred year old circular object no bigger than a water …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 9.11

Logical fallacies + cute animal illustrations = An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments. This is fantastic and you can view the whole thing online. By Ali Almossawi. Show some love and leave a few bucks. {via Mindy} Angélique Marguerite Le Boursier du Coudray invented the invented the first lifesize obstetrical …

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Lab Track: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Higgs Boson Blues

I got sorta giddy when I saw that Nick Cave had written a song about the Higgs Boson, and it’s about the delegitimizing of religion in the face of science to boot. But then it turns out to be more of a lament than anything (Who cares what the future …

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Mad Quickies 1.16

PlaGMaDA: The Play Generated Map & Document Archive. Head ‘asplode! {via Maggie} Video Essay When Movies Meet Video Games by the super-smart Matthias Stork. Wunderkammer for the pocket: Webster’s Pictorial, nomad edition will charm you, amaze you and possibly spark ideas. Macro and micro imaging: City lights look like neurons …

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Sketchnoting Adventures: Higgsmania!

Since July of this year, the blogosphere, twitterverse, and various other media outlets have been abuzz with excitement surrounding the discovery of an elusive and special particle called the Higgs Boson. Or at least of something that very certainly resembles the Higgs Boson.

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 7.11

7 more Super Dictionary entries including Lex Luthor and the 40-cake thievery. {via Smashley} In case you’ve never seen “douchebaggery” spelled out in wads of cash. Rock on, Matt! {via Brian G} 3D-printed rocket espresso cup? Yes, please! Ten graphic novel releases slated for July-November 2012. Book nerds- There is …

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Mad Quickies 7.6

It’s the Friday Quickies… Surf’s up! Goodbye, Døg of Evil. “I’m outta here, suckers.” Condolences to the FDO and the Evil Queen from all of us at the Lab. CERN badass, Fabiola Gianotti hunts the Higgs boson. {via Rebecca} Fabian Oefner created Millefiori, a micro-series of ferrofluid watercolors suspended in …

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Mad Group Art: May 22

Today’s Mad Pic Lab word is: Font Holy crap are you people creative and funny! The Higgs Boson submissions for yesterday were great. I laughed… a lot.  Seriously, Higgs Bison killed me. I’m writing this from the grave. I love you all. And our next 10 days together are going to …

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