Subatomic calculations indicate finite lifespan for universe

20/02/2013 13:02

BOSTON | Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:53pm EST

(Reuters) - Scientists are still sorting out the details of last year's discovery of the Higgs boson particle, but add up the numbers and it's not looking good for the future of the universe, scientists said Monday. "If you use all the physics that we know now and you do what you think is a straightforward calculation, it's bad news," Joseph Lykken, a theoretical physicist with the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois, told reporters. [Read more] ...