Thought for the month

“In the choice between changing one’s mind and proving there is no need to do so, most people get busy on the proof.” John K. Galbraith, Economist (1908 – 2006).

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Ready for ET

Never mind elusive bosons what about hard to find extra-terrestrials? Last week saw people with an interest in the search for intelligent life beyond planet earth meet at SETICon2 in Santa Clara, USA. Like Higgs, ET was not observed, but the conference highlighted that we are now in a better position than ever before to find evidence of its existence. I like positive thinking, England football supporters have survived on it for years.

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