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Monday, 19 January 2015

Higgs Boson: It was 'very nice to be right' (Definition of success)

I was watching a documentary the other day on BBC and there was this guy, who has some 700 buy to let properties, talking about being a hard working successful individual.

Made me think what I would call a success and here is one;


Coming up with a theory to be proven after 40 years with the efforts of > 10,000 scientists using a 27 kilometres circumference, 175 metres deep tunnel beneath the Franco-Swiss border.

Nobel Prize Laureate Peter Higgs in Stockholm, December 2013

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"Nobel Prize 24 2013" by Bengt Nyman - Flickr: IMG_7469. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

Here is the BBC link in case you are interested.

Higgs boson: It was 'very nice to be right' says professor (BBC News)

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