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?