P.I.D. Radio 1/6/11: Hunting the God Particle


HAS THE “God particle” been found? One science blogger reports rumors that the Tevatron particle collider near Chicago has identified a light Higgs. Scientists at Tevatron say the rumors are false.

Here’s a bit of interesting speculation: what if the rumors are true — and the discovery is responsible for the growing number of mysterious animal deaths all over the world (link opens a Google Map with locations and links to news reports)?

Also: more weirdness connected to the death of John Wheeler; Bill Daley goes back to D.C.; Harold Camping predicts the end of the world (again); and news about the fire that destroyed the home of Tom and Nita Horn.