May 02 2013

Uncommon Hour - Prof. Stephen Naculich

Our final Uncommon Hour speaker this semester is…

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