Critical Mass: How the Higgs Boson Discovery Swept the World

Critical Mass: How the Higgs Boson Discovery Swept the World

Last summer, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland, announced the discovery of a new particle that could explain why elementary particles have mass. On February 7, 2013, a panel of experts from the University of Chicago, Argonn...

Summary

Last summer, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland, announced the discovery of a new particle that could explain why elementary particles have mass. On February 7, 2013, a panel of experts from the University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory, and Fermilab discussed why this discovery marks the beginning of a new era in particle physics research.

Details

Duration:
1 hour, 26 minutes, 17 seconds
Recorded:
February 7, 2013
Published: February 14, 2013