Higgs Boson Explained

Higgs Boson Explained
July 2012 in Seattle

CERN, the organization behind the Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator, had a highly-anticipated press conference on July 4, 2012 to share the results of the latest experiments searching for the Higgs boson, or "God Particle." But what is the Higgs boson and why do we want to find it? Faculty from the UW Physics Department provide some context for our current understanding of particle physics, the Higgs boson, and the experiments at the Large Hadron Collider.

CERN's Higgs boson press conference

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