November 22, 2012

Oh How Physics Has Changed in 30 Years

Lawrence Krauss, Cosmos Magazine

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WHEN SITTING ALONE at night, my thoughts often turn to dark topics. By this, I mean dark matter and dark energy. In the 30 years since I completed my PhD in physics, the world has changed a great deal, for better and for worse. On the negative front, I never would have imagined we would still be battling ignorant religious fundamentalism within my own country.

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TAGGED: Physics, Dark Matter, Higgs Boson, Universe


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