Higgs Boson Watch

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Discover the Higgs Boson right on your wrist—no Large Hadron Collider needed! In this dynamic watch, the recently discovered God Particle takes the form of a personal accessory, in which this elusive physics phenomenon takes a physical form. Displaying the Higgs Boson decaying into other bosons during a collision, this hypothetical scenario whirls in a mystifying spiral on the watch's face. A tremendous timepiece for physics fanatics, math mavens, science buffs, and those who'd like to honor the discovery of the Higgs Boson in the most fashionable way possible. Japanese and quartz movements. Imitation leather band. Made in China.
metal, glass, faux leather strap
Erin Fergusson
Face: 1.3" dia.

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Cassie, UncommonGoods Community Moderator

February 20, 2013 12:43:02 PM

We think the Higgs Boson Watch will make a great gift for the physics fan who's peculiarly particular when it comes to telling time. Does this particle-promoting piece have your vote?


February 20, 2013 01:54:20 PM

This seems to be trying to cash in on a trendy that's already passed. Appealing design visually, and might be something that people who love math, science and physics would like. Concern that fake leather band will get damaged or torn and cause unhappy shoppers.

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February 21, 2013 08:37:14 PM

I see the point but it is not for me.

Molly T.

February 23, 2013 06:56:45 AM

I love nerdy stuff like this! And there's always a niche clientele for particular items and gifts like this. My geologist husband is a good example. He would looove this, as would all his geo-buddies. I'd love to buy one right now, in fact, since my husband's birthday is coming up soon.

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February 24, 2013 07:51:31 AM

Not really sure of the science behind it, but it's beautiful.

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February 25, 2013 04:22:17 PM

Could be fun for the physics nut, though.

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February 28, 2013 11:55:20 PM


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March 02, 2013 01:55:41 AM

If I saw this on a guy I would think Star Trek geek

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March 04, 2013 12:44:13 PM

No, no, no, no, no. It's like a watch invasion. Don't like them.

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March 04, 2013 10:21:20 PM

Not intereted made in china

thanks for commenting