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Long day’s journey into bitly

…with apologies to Eugene O’Neill. For the past two years, I have checked in from time to time with bitly and added to my posts about what I found. What started as an amusing projection — how could the URL-shortening … Continue reading

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NBA announces European expansion: Geneva Colliders

NBA Commissioner David Stern astonished the American sports world and the international scientific community today by announcing that the league’s first European expansion team would be the Geneva Colliders. “We have long thought that scientists in general, and high-energy physicists … Continue reading

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Higgs confirms Gutting

Start with the composite photo above — left to right, the galaxy Messier 82 (M82) taken by the Hubble Space Telescope; the tip of a pine branch in Upstate NY taken by me; and a putative Higgs event from the … Continue reading

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