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Discovery of the Higgs Particle

Special | 1h 4m 26s

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.

Aired: 09/19/12

Rating: TV-G

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