Week in Geek - Gettin’ Higgy with it


LONGER VIDEO, but with an awesome explanation of both the Higgs and how the Large Hadron Collider works.

For the uber geeky among you: Higgs result with some data and with super data.

This article was written before the announcement, but again has a good explanation of the Higgs and its implications.

Great essay on the Higg’s importance.

Okay, time to switch it up.

This is your brain on fiction.

You’ve heard of crop circles? Well check out these fairy circles in South Africa. BONUS: fairy circle aficionados.

Diagnosing Parkinson’s disease over the phone.

Remember those pneumatic tubes banks used to use at the drive-thru? Stanford hospital uses them to distribute medications and supplies. (VIDEO)

Doctors develop method for delivering oxygen to patients directly through their bloodstream.

The Bruce Willis of satellites will protect us from the threat of near earth astroids. Yippie ki-yay!

Your brain is like a sponge. No really, like an actual sponge in the ocean.

The Incredible Hulk of bacteria lives inside tiny worms.

Stay cool in the summer heat by reading about the science of snowflakes.

Keep on geeking on.


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Week in Geek - Gettin' Higgy with it