The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World
Date: December 2012
Duration: 10 hours 48 minutes
Caltech physicist and acclaimed author Sean Carroll offers listeners this eye-opening profile of the Large Hadron Collider and the search for the mysterious Higgs boson particle, the subatomic building block that imbues elementary particles with mass. Here Carroll chronicles how such a complex project got off the ground in the first place and explains why this discovery is so important, and what it means for the future of physics.