Sydney Ideas talk by Sean Carroll, The Particle at the End of the Universe: The Higgs Boson and the Future of Physics
For decades, particle physicists have searched for the elusive Higgs boson, the missing piece to the "Standard Model" that explains the world we see. In July 2012, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva announced that they found it. I will explain why the Higgs boson is so important, talk about the enormous challenge physicists overcame to build the LHC and get it running, and consider what the future of particle physics will look like.
More at http://sydney.edu.au/sydney_ideas/lectures/2013/sean_carroll.shtml
Current Projects Seminar 2013
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