Is anyone else watching the CERN announcement? I came in just when he said something about five standard deviations and everyone started clapping. Has Eliezer lost his bet? A boson has been found at 125.3 (+-) 0.6 GeV at 4.9 sigma.
Well, Hawking paid up.
What CERN announcement?
About the Higgs boson: http://webcast.web.cern.ch/webcast/play_higgs_alternative.html
5.0 sigma observation from ATLAS. The discovery is officially announced.
Higgs day! Wohoo! Fist pumping and tap-dancing may be in order. Big day for Big Science.
Good to know I’m not the only one who did a little dance of joy!