The Discovery of the Higgs Boson

Event Date: 

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 4:00pm

Event Location: 

  • Broida 1640

Event Contact: 

Speaker:

Claudio Campagnari - UCSB

The Higgs boson, the particle responsible for giving mass to elementary particles, was finally found this summer after a 40+ year search.  I will review the basic experimental evidence for this historic discovery.