Tag Archives: CERN

It’s No Longer Academic…

Founder and co-CEO of Research in Motion Mike Lazaridis back in 1999 set up “PI”  as Mr Lazaridis, being  a physics buff and a big fan of Stephen Hawking since his days back in engineering school during the early 1980s, … Continue reading

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The US Gets Left Behind (Again)…

As since the 1980s, the  Chicago based Fermilab has been the leader of high-energy physics, in large part thanks to the Tevatron which was the first machine which reached the energies to discover the last quark in the elusive Standard … Continue reading

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Science is the Engine of Prosperity…

It was a dark day when in 1993, the sitting Congress cancelled the Superconducting Super Collider (SSC), which was set to be built just outside of Dallas, Texas the lone star state. As when it was canceled, the development was … Continue reading

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A Duo no More…

Relax, we aren’t going to talk about the latest “Dark Night” movie or Adam West, as the dynamic duo of interest here doesn’t wear a cape and tights and in fact you can’t even see them.  As the duo here is even stranger as … Continue reading

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