Sullivant’s Travels is a site-specific journey through the mind of a building – namely Ohio State’s newly renovated Sullivant Hall, home to the university’s dance department. World-renowned director and choreographer Stephan Koplowitz developed eleven simultaneous performance elements featuring artists from OSU’s Department of Dance, School of Music and Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and [...]
OSU Professor Explains “The God Particle”
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Scientists at the world’s largest atom smasher hailed the discovery of “the missing cornerstone of physics” last week, cheering the apparent end of a decades-long quest for a new subatomic particle called the Higgs boson, often called “the God particle.”
It earned that weighty nickname because physicists think it can explain why all matter has mass and crack open a new realm of subatomic science. For a better understanding, WOSU’s Steve Brown spoke with one the Higgs boson research team’s members: Ohio State University physicist Richard Hughes. Click the play button above to hear their conversation.