Science Saturday

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Has CERN found the Higgs Boson?

If I actually drank mixed drinks, I might be more interested in this story about the physics of mixology. But I like the flavor of the alcohol I drink.

The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear meltdown was way worse than we’ve been told.

So it was a Rembrandt, then it wasn’t, and now it is again.

How long before we discover the Goldilocks planet?


Brian Spears is Senior Poetry Editor of The Rumpus and the author of A Witness in Exile (Louisiana Literature Press, 2011). His poem “Upon Reading That Andromeda Will One Day Devour Triangulum and Come For Us Next” was featured in Season 9 of Motion Poems. More from this author →