Today’s physics news: green economies to grow, LHC to prove Higgs Boson in two years, starless planets may be habitable after all and more
In today’s news round-up: green economies to grow, LHC to prove Higgs Boson in two years, starless planets may be habitable after all, Brian Cox: ‘I’m not anti-religion. I’m anti-maniac’ , IOP president dies.
Green economies to grow, says UN
Investing $1.3 trillion (£800bn) each year in green sectors would deliver long-term stability and growth in the global economy, a UN report suggests.
Hadron Collider to prove God Particle theory ‘in two years’
The existence of the so-called “God Particle” Higgs Boson theory could be proved within two years or it probably does not exist, Large Hadron Collider scientists have said.
Brian Cox: ‘I’m not anti-religion. I’m anti-maniac’
Handsome, smiley, softly spoken: no wonder he is the most sought after physicist on the planet. So why does the universe make him swear?
Starless planets may be habitable after all
The radioactive decay of elements in a planet’s core could keep it warm enough to maintain liquid water, even if it was no longer orbiting its star