The God Particle

Physicist Brian Greene explains the Higgs Particle, also known as the "God Particle," and why you should care. The feat of finding such a particle, he says, is akin to "trying to hear a tiny, delicate whisper over the massive thundering din of a NASCAR race."

Speakers: Brian Greene
Festival: 2012

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