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Americans Abroad Video Profiles: Dr. Steven Goldfarb on CERN’s ATLAS Experiment
February 17, 2012

A man in a yellow hard hatIn the third video in our “Americans Abroad” profile series Dr. Steven Goldfarb, a research physicist from the University of Michigan, talks about the  ATLAS experiment at CERN and the quest for the Higgs boson particle. “The Higgs has been there since the beginning of time,” says Dr. Goldfarb, “but we haven’t yet had a device that could see it. This device will either see it or it will rule it out. Either one would be fantastic.”

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