This is what researchers at the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider expect a Higgs boson to look like. The Higgs boson is the subatomic particle that scientists say gives everything in the universe mass.
The news that scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Switzerland will talk Tuesday at 8 a.m. ET about "the status of their searches for the Standard Model Higgs boson" has reignited speculation that they might be about to say they've found the so-called God particle.
The Wyoming Department of Corrections is fostering multi-agency think tanks to ensure former inmates can access social services, treatment and other resources on the outside. Agency re-entry program manager Christy Hahn says the department is trying to find out what resources aren't being used or are being overused. In early November, a statewide re-entry task force including members of 14 state, county and city agencies met for their first quarterly meetings in Cheyenne.
Federal and state prosecutors in Wyoming say the laws already on the books are sufficient to deal with offenders who might engage in sex trafficking of children despite a recent national report giving the state a failing grade on the issue. Nonetheless, some Wyoming officials say the state should consider adopting a new law specifically outlawing child sex trafficking if only to send the public message that the state is serious about the issue. Shared Hope International, an advocacy group, issued a stinging
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar says Wyoming could be used as a template for how the federal government addresses challenges that sage-grouse face not only here, but across the bird’s range across the West. Salazar says if the states work with the federal government, Wyoming’s plan could help authorities balance conservation with development.
Originally published on Mon December 12, 2011 5:53 am
Saying that "even if you add up all this so-called evidence, it accounts for just over 0.5 percent of the total number of votes," a spokesman for Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has told Agence France Presse that the results of last week's parliamentary elections will stand despite public protests over evidence of fraud.
The greased tracks forced the train to slow, and then the robbers used a tow truck with a hook to scoop corn out of the freight cars. It's believed they got away with 55 tons of corn which, given the current prices, should be worth thousands of dollars.