December 27, 2012

Peter Higgs vs. Richard Dawkins

Alok Jha, The Guardian


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As public disagreements go, few can have boasted such heavy-hitting antagonists.

On one side is Richard Dawkins, the celebrated biologist who has made a second career demonstrating his epic disdain for religion. On the other is the theoretical physicist Peter Higgs, who this year became a shoo-in for a future Nobel prize after scientists at Cern in Geneva showed that his theory about how fundamental particles get their mass was correct.

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TAGGED: Fundamentalism, Richard Dawkins, Peter Higgs, Science And Religion

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