Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
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.