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Homer Simpson discovered the Higgs boson before scientists did!
March 03rd 2015

Homer Simpson discovered the Higgs boson before scientists did!

It’s official! Homer Simpson is a genius!

According to Dr Simon Singh, author of The Simpsons and their Mathematical Secrets, Homer Simpson almost predicted the mass of the elementary particle, the Higgs boson, more than a decade before it was discovered!

Dr Singh said: ‘That equation predicts the mass of the Higgs boson. If you work it out you get the mass of a Higgs boson that’s only a bit larger than the nano-mass of a Higgs boson actually is. It’s kind of amazing as Homer makes this prediction 14 years before it was discovered.’

And that wasn’t all…

Check out the amazing article in full via The Independent.

 

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