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What do you get when you cross cutting-edge science, good old-fashioned conversation and near-lethal levels of wit? The answer, of course, is the latest instalment of The GIST’s very own podcast. Four chatty members of The GIST decided to sit in a room and discuss some of the more pressing matters facing science, students and comic book-readers a-like.
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What do you get when you cross cutting-edge science, good old-fashioned conversation and near-lethal levels of wit? The answer, of course, is the next instalment of The GIST’s very own podcast.
Daniel Giovannini talks to three of the physicists working at CERN who have been involved in the hunt for the Higgs Boson.