Russian Academy of Sciences raises eyebrows at the discovery of the Higgs boson

The discovery of the Higgs boson subatomic particle at a research center in Switzerland is of great importance for fundamental science, but it will not help Mankind to invent the "perpetuum mobile" or the time machine. said Russian Academy of Sciences Vice President, theoretical physicist Alexander Andreyev.

"It is of crucial, fundamental importance, but means nothing so far for practice," Andreyev told Interfax on Wednesday.

Generally, a revolution would occur in physics and in science as a whole, if the Higgs boson did not exist.

Concerning the theory that the discovery of the Higgs boson is drawing Mankind nearer to the creation of the perpetual motion machine, or the time machine, he said, "All this is a pack of lies."

The CERN center in Switzerland announced on Wednesday that a new subatomic particle has been discovered, which could be the Higgs boson, or the God Particle which, according to the Standard Model of physics, imparted mass to the Universe.

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