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The Higgs Field, explained - Don Lincoln


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One of the most significant scientific discoveries of the early 21st century is surely the Higgs boson, but the boson and the Higgs Field that allows for that magic particle are extremely difficult to grasp. Don Lincoln outlines an analogy (originally conceived by David Miller) that all of us can appreciate, starring a large dinner party, a raucous group of physicists, and Peter Higgs himself.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Don Lincoln
  • Producer Powerhouse Animation Studios Inc.
  • Director Megan Kluck
  • Artist Kellan Stover, Chris Beaver
  • Animator Louie Granda, Ryan Cullen
  • Narrator Don Lincoln

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