The jewels in the crown of the LHC

Speaker:Prof. Yossi Nir
Affiliation:Weizmann Institute of Science
Organizer:Yoav Sagi
Time:14:30 - 15:30
Location:Lidow Rosen Auditorium (323)

The ATLAS and CMS experiments have made several major discoveries: The discovery of an elementary spin-zero particle, the discovery of the mechanism that makes the weak interactions short-range, the discovery of the mechanism that gives the third generation fermions their masses, and more. I explain how this progress in our understanding of the basic laws of Nature was achieved