One of the world’s leading physicists, prof. Stephen Hawking, hoped for different results from CERN yesterday, which announced the discovery of the Higgs boson with a high degree of certainty.
In fact, the announcement cost him $ 100 dollars, as he made a bet that the results would be different.
“This is an important result, and should be rewarded with a Nobel prize, but it is a pity in a way, because the great advances in physics came from experiments that gave results we didn’t expect,’ Hawking said in an interview with the BBC.
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“For this reason, I had a bet with Gordon Kane of Michigan University that…
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