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.

2016-10-17T16:58:42+00:00 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 news@smu.edu. Related links Brian Stump Roy M. Huffington Department of [...]

2016-10-17T16:58:43+00:00 September 4, 2013|Categories: Earth & Climate, Researcher news|Tags: , , |