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Riding Einstein’s Wave

Researching how space-time behaves/ Secured what a scientist craves,/ The big physics prize,/ For three U.S. guys/ Who found gravitational waves./// https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/oct/03/nobel-prize-physics-discovery-gravitational-waves-ligo Researching how space-time behavesSecured what a scientist craves,The big physics prize,For three U.S. guysWho found gravitational waves — … Continue reading

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Making Waves

A LIGO astronomer, Dave/ Said how we see space-time behave/ As black holes connect/ Means we can detect/ The odd gravitational wave./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-35524440 I also felt this story made it worth an outing for one from the book (slightly tweaked) on … Continue reading

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The Genuine Particle

There once were two physicist guys/ Whose boson of very small size/ Was proven by CERN,/ Sufficient to earn/ These fellows a joint Nobel prize.///  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24436781 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/387636366231613440

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Transparent Brilliance

There is an old physicist bloke Whose invisibility cloak Has won him a prize From which I surmise It’s not just a fictional joke. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/sir-john-pendry-pioneer-of-the-invisibility-cloak-wins-top-institute-of-physics-honour-8681272.html

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What’s the Matter?

There is some dark matter in space/ It’s scattered all over the place/ It now seems albeit/ We cannot quite see it/ We may have detected a trace. ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/an-end-to-our-darkest-secret-scientists-close-to-explaining-dark-matter-8559007.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/319709062373724161

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Particle of Faith?

There is a collider at CERN/ Where scientists say they discern/ The genuine article/ Called the God Particle/ Promising much we can learn. /// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18708686

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