Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 6.8

It’s the Friday Quickies! Surf’s up! In a collaboration of artists and high school students the Intel® SciArt Series is a collection of art that celebrates scientific breakthroughs. {via Elyse} Addressing a user-need for tactile keys: a touchscreen prototype. {via Anne S} Scientist working on the LHC, Sergio Cittolin illustrated …

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Where’s the Higgs?

Last Tuesday, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) delivered a press conference and presentation that set hearts alight and renewed new hope in the search for the Higgs Boson, the legendary particle—part of the aptly named Higgs Field—that could make or break the Standard Model of Physics. Normally, I detest science-by-press-conference; I have …

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