Stephen Hawking Reacts To Higgs Boson Discovery: ‘Looks Like I Lost A Bet’

The Superficial / July 5, 2012

Seen here pimping himself out to Big Bang Theory because dollar bills don’t grow on trees, Stephen Hawking has reacted to the recent discovery of a Higgs Boson (Don’t say God particle.) by humorously revealing it cost him a bet. Via Mashable:

“The great advances in physics came from experiments that gave results we didn’t expect,’ Hawking said in an interview with the BBC.
“For this reason, I had a bet with Gordon Kane of Michigan University that the next particle wouldn’t be found. It seems I have just lost $100,’ concluded Hawking with a smile.

In a random turn, Gordon Kane was mysteriously found dead this morning with the words, “Bow to the Wheel, bitch” written in bullets across his chest leaving police with zero suspects. On that note, here’s the good doctor’s reaction in his own words for all the lovers of science out there:


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