SMU scientists celebrate Nobel Prize for Higgs discovery


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SMU scientists celebrate Nobel Prize for Higgs discovery

SMU's experimental physics group played a pivotal role in discovering the Higgs boson — the particle that proves the theory for which two scientists have received the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize on Oct. 8 to theorists Peter W. Higgs and François Englert to recognize their work developing the theory of what is now known as the Higgs field, which gives elementary particles mass.

October 8, 2013|Categories: Energy & Matter|Tags: |

SMU alumna named the Army Corps of Engineers Researcher of the Year

At SMU McKenna participates in joint supervision of graduate students and service on dissertation committees Book a live interviewTo book a live or taped interview with Dr. Mihan McKenna in the SMU News Broadcast Studio call SMU News at 214-768-7650 or email SMU News at Related links Brian Stump Roy M. Huffington Department of [...]

September 4, 2013|Categories: Earth & Climate, Researcher news|Tags: , , |
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