December 27, 2012
Peter Higgs vs. Richard Dawkins
Alok Jha, The Guardian
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.
TAGGED: fundamentalism, Richard Dawkins, Peter Higgs, science and religion