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The Most Wanted Particle: Jon Butterworth Public Lecture

Physicist Jon Butterworth goes on a journey behind the scenes at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider, recounting the hunt for the Higgs boson, discussing his own work, and speculating on the questions that the restart of the LHC might help us answer, during his April 1, 2015 public lecture at Perimeter Institute.

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Jon Butterworth (University College London) explains the particle-smashing principles behind the Large Hadron Collider. Butterworth will provide a first-hand account of the work at the LHC during his live public lecture and webcast at Perimeter Institute, April 1, 2015. More info: Footage courtesy of Colliding Particles: Join the conversation

/Mar 26, 2015

More than 99 percent of the visible matter in the universe is built from protons and neutrons and the nuclei that they form. This rich structure emerges dynamically from the complex interactions of quarks and gluons, the most elementary particles that have been discovered. Understanding how nuclear physics arises from the underlying quark and gluon […]

/Oct 19, 2018

Jon Butterworth, a veteran of the hunt for the Higgs boson, explains what’s next for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) during his 2014 talk at the Royal Institution. Don’t miss Butterworth’s LIVE public lecture webcast at Perimeter Institute on April 1, 2015: Watch the full Royal Institution talk here: Join the conversation […]

/Mar 30, 2015