Peter Higgs Quotes

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Peter Higgs Quotes

Fundamentalism is another problem. I mean, Dawkins in a way is almost a fundamentalist himself, of another kind.
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It's nice to be right sometimes.

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I'm a great admirer of 'The Simpsons.' It's very surprising because it's backed by a right-wing television company in the U.S., and quite often it's poking fun at the people who would be its audience.

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I was already, I think, at the age of 18, showing signs of being incompetent in the lab.

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When the basic status of a theory is clear, and all that needs to be cleared are details, you can collaborate. But if the main structure of a hypothesis isn't established, and you want to change the paradigm - like it was the case in the 1960s - it's better to work alone.

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I can only speak for particle physics. But it has become obvious that on the experimental side, there has been a huge evolution in the number of people who have to collaborate because of the gigantic size of the instruments used, but also because of the enormous task that is data analysis.

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I don't regard television as the outside world. I regard it as an artefact.

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The first interview I gave to the press was in 1987 when some people thought a previous machine at Cern, called LEP, might have enough energy to produce the particle.

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I never expected this to happen in my lifetime and shall be asking my family to put some champagne in the fridge.

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When you look at a vacuum in a quantum theory of fields, it isn't exactly nothing.

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There is a sort of mythology that grows up about what happened, which is different from what really did happen.

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