Radioactive Ammunition Fired In Middle East May...
By firing radioactive ammunition, the U.S., U.K., and Israel may have triggered a nuclear holocaust in the Middle East that, over time, will prove deadlier than the U.S. atomic bombing of Japan. So much ammunition containing depleted uranium(DU) has been fired, asserts nuclear authority Leuren Moret, “The genetic future of the Iraqi people for the most part, is destroyed.” ...
NBC's non-ownership of the rover landing
kateoplis: “Thank God NBC didn’t own the rights ot broadcast JPL’s reaction to the landing of “Curiosity”. We might not have seen it until 8pm PST tonight.” — tanya77
To me, the Higgs particle and the associated Higgs mechanism had always seemed like an unfortunate hack. In setting up the Standard Model, one begins with a mathematically quite pristine theory in which every particle is perfectly massless. But in reality almost all particles (apart from the photon) have nonzero masses. And the point of the Higgs mechanism is to explain this—without destroying...