May 02 2013

Uncommon Hour - Prof. Stephen Naculich

Our final Uncommon Hour speaker this semester is…

STEPHEN NACULICH
Professor of Physics

Finding the ‘God Particle’
What is the Higgs boson, and why does physics need it?

Friday, 3 May at 12:30pm
Main Lounge – Moulton Union

On March 14th this year, physicists at CERN announced that a particle discovered at the Large Hadron Collider, the world’s largest accelerator, is the long-sought Higgs boson, the key to understanding the origin of mass. What does this discovery mean for our understanding of the universe?

Uncommon Hour Poster – Prof Stephen Naculich by bowdoinbsg