Re: Beamer & Higgs

From: Mike Linksvayer (
Date: Fri Dec 14 2001 - 02:10:40 MST

On Fri, Dec 14, 2001 at 07:17:23PM +1100, Damien Broderick wrote:
> Another interesting piece in the same issue declared that the Higgs
> particle is now a non-starter; the search has covered 70% of the likely
> energy regions and the cupboard is bare. The Standard model is falling
> apart. And supersymmetry is worse off, since it needs several Higgsons, one
> of which falls squarely in the energy region that's now been shown to be
> empty. and

Hawking recently bet $100 that the Higgs boson doesn't exist
though he apparently is inclined to make unlikely bets:

Meanwhile the Foresight Exchange gives a ~3/4 chance that the
particle will be discovered by 2005:

I don't have any idea, but I just sold a few of that claim short.

  Mike Linksvayer

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