Following the discovery in July of a Higgs-like boson—an effort
that took more than fifty years of experimental work and more than
10,000 scientists and engineers working on the Large Hadron
Collider—Juan Maldacena and Nima Arkani-Hamed, two...
“Everything here is fraught with danger and excitement,” says
Nima Arkani-Hamed, Professor in the School of Natural Sciences.
With a broad sweep of his hand, he motions to the diagram he has
drawn on the chalkboard in his office of the range of...
In the public lecture “The World’s Largest Experiment,” Nathan
Seiberg, Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, discusses the
Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and the potential discoveries it may
yield—among them, new insights about the origin of...