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The Higgs Boson Explained

Author(s): Cham, Jorge, PhD Comics

Submitted by: barbora.gulejova@cern.ch

Published: August 15, 2022

The Higgs Boson Explained

PhD TV The Higgs Boson Explained

A short and clever video animation using cartoons and voice over. This can also be printed out as a comic book.

The PhD Comics team visit particle physicist David Whiteson at CERN where he talks to us about what the mysterious Higgs Boson is and how the Large Hadron Collider is going to find it (if it exists).
Duration: 7 min 44 sec

Languages

Topics

Matter, Particles and the Universe (Known Physics)
Particles and Their Interactions
Particles and Their Interactions
Higgs
Particle Physics and Society
People Behind the Science
International Collaboration
Technologies and Experiments
Accelerators
Detectors
Computing

School Topics

Nature of science
Measurements and uncertainties
Matter
Structure of matter

Online use

Yes