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Boston Wins Annual Tap Water Taste Contest

By Daniel Moss The verdict is in: don’t spend another penny on bottled water in Boston. That city, derided in the 1960s song “Dirty Water,” came out on top of the 2014 “Best of the Best” Tap Water Taste Test. The honor was particularly fitting since 11,000 water professionals had descended on Boston for the…

Discovering the Higgs through Physics, Dance and Photography

    The Arts Council of Greater New Haven has chosen our project ¨Discovering the Higgs through Physics, Dance and Photography¨, as one of the seven chosen to receive funding as part of Reintegrate*: Enhancing Collaborations in the Arts & Sciences. The Project´s team is formed by Sarah Demers (Physics – Assistant professor, Physics Department at Yale…

Breaking News – We found the Higgs, Unless You’re a Scientist

By Alaina G. Levine Lindau, Germany- At 11am 4 July 2012, Rolf Heuer, Director General of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, announced that results from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) show that “We have discovered a new particle. It is a boson….We have found the last missing corner stone of the standard model.…