Thanks to “Espresso for the Mind” on Facebook for this wise definition of “human being” (www.sciencedump.com).
…And with it, our chance to beat the Europeans to the quantum punch: the confirmation of the Higgs Boson — the mysterious particle that bestows mass unto all other particles. … [Read full article]
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