STEM

Higgs Boson

Higgs boson in plain English, and why it’s so important

Scientists at CERN have today announced that they’re 99.99% sure that they’ve found a new sub-atomic particle, and that it is likely to be the elusive Higgs boson – often referred to as the “God Particle”. That’s all well and good, but what does it all mean? Let’s break it down. What is the Higgs […]

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 1, 2012

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[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/120601_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Now that SpaceX has ushered in the era of privatized space travel.  Where do we go from here?  Yesterday, Dragon, SpaceX’s Appolo-like space capsule successfully splashed down in the Pacific Ocean just off Baja California.  The flight was monitored by NASA, SpaceX and every other organization that […]

NASA

NASA Admits to Severe Security Breaches

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NASA was hacked 13 times last year, resulting in major breaches of sensitive government data. Hackers working from Chinese IP addresses gained full access to NASA’s files, employee credentials and system logs. Unencrypted laptops were also stolen containing codes for controlling the International Space Station. Read the full article at Reuters.com