That's right, I'm here in lovely St. Louis for the annual "April meeting" of the American Physical Society. If it's spring, it's time for high-energy physics. That's pretty much everything in outer space or inner space that sets your geeky heart aflutter: dark matter, Higgs bosons, jets of hot plasma streaming from black holes--it's all here, and I'll be dishing it to you for the next two days. Why St. Louis, you ask? It's more than the cheap hotel rates. Nothing conveys the dizzying heights of human knowledge like the Gateway Arch:
Edited by JR Minkel at 04/13/2008 10:36 PM
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