Discovery of the Higgs Particle – Ep. 770

Discovery of the Higgs Particle – Ep. 770

Record date: Sep 20, 2012

Sau Lan Wu, a professor in the Department of Physics at UW-Madison, discusses, from a first-hand perspective, the discovery of the Higgs particle which is responsible for all masses of the universe. Professor Wu spent more than 20 years searching for the elusive subatomic particle, first theorized in 1964 as an explanation for why matter has mass.

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