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Sean Carroll humor

How to find the Higg’s Boson, how do we do? We smash particles together with high energy, and watch the debris. But it is not that there is a Higg’s Boson hidden inside the particles! it is that when we smash these particles together, some energy levels mix and some other particles are created.

It is like smashing two Timex watches together and out comes a Rolex.

(Higg: a person named Peter Higg who theorized that there is a particle of a kind, a boson, which is an elementary particle of a kind among 16 or 17 other.)

Sean Carroll:

Sean Michael Carroll (born October 5, 1966) is an American theoretical physicist who specializes in quantum mechanics, gravity and cosmology. He is a research professor in the Walter Burke Institute for Theoretical Physics in the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Department of Physics [… cut] …. critique of theism and defense of naturalism. He is considered a very prolific public speaker and science populariser.

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Listen or watch from 45:40

(lyt fra 45 minutter og 40 sekunder)


Written by Donald

Friday, November 26, 2021 at 11:53 GMT+0000

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