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,
“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...