Why Is The Higgs Boson A ‘Big Whoop’ For All Of Us?

The physicists who discovered the so-called ‘God Particle’ were awarded the Nobel Prize this year, but one writer says people still aren’t paying enough attention. Scientist Ainissa Ramirez tells host Michel Martin why more people should care about the Higgs Boson, and why they probably won’t. Why Is The Higgs Boson A ‘Big Whoop’ For […]

toocooltobehipster: blewm: A house sits awkwardly in the middle of a newly built road in Wenling, Zhejiang province in China. An elderly couple refused to sign an agreement to allow their house to be demolished. They say that compensation offered is not enough to cover rebuilding costs. Photo credit: China Daily/Reuters This makes me sad […]

Half a million households in Peru to get solar panels | Green Futures Magazine

New programme aims to provide electricity access for 95% of the country. () Four hundred miles north of Lima, in the Cajamarca region of Peru, 1601 rural households across 126 communities recently gained access to electricity for the first time, thanks to the National Photovoltaic Household Electrification Programme. Half a million households in Peru to […]