The Tenth Oscar van Leer Lecture \ The Quest for the "God Particle"

Sunday ,9 December, 2012 , 17:30 to 19:00

הדלקת נרות חנוכה: Mr. Tom De Swaan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, VLJI

Fifty years of search have probably reached a happy conclusion with the discovery of a new particle which looks like the long-sought Higgs Boson. The Higgs Boson is the particle which provides mass to all fundamental particles in nature and is therefore one of the most important and fundamental ingredients of the universe. The human

race has turned another page in the Book of  Nature. The quest for the Higgs Boson is told from one of the “inside men”.