Higgs hunting – what happens next?

Unlike, for example, most things Ben Goldacre writes about, lives don’t hang in the balance. But many of the same issues apply – statistical confidence, systematic bias, blinding of experiments and so on. Real knowledge about the fundamental nature of the universe will emerge from rumour, claim, counter-claim and honest doubt.

At the Guardian. See also Chapter 5.7 of Smashing Physics.

About Jon Butterworth

UCL Physics prof, works on LHC, writes (books, Guardian Science and elsewhere). Citizen of England, UK, Europe & Nowhere, apparently.
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