This morning scientists at CERN announced that they had indeed discovered a new particle that appears to be consistent with the Standard Model Higgs boson. The BBC spoke with physicist Stephen Hawking, who described the implications of the finding — while also mentioning a losing wager he'd placed on whether the particle would be found. Check out the video below to see one of our greatest minds discuss an incredible discovery.
Stephen Hawking on how the Higgs boson discovery cost him $100
Stephen Hawking spoke with the BBC about CERN's discovery of a new particle that appears to be consistent with the Standard Model Higgs bosom — and how it cost him some hard-earned cash.
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