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Higgs boson discovery involved KTH researcher
The discovery of the Higgs boson at CERN laboratory involved a member of the research group in particle and astroparticle physics at KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
Nobel stars light up AlbaNova
They were outsiders in the world of quantum field theory 40 years ago. But on Saturday Peter Higgs and François Englert were greeted like rock stars when they arrived at AlbaNova University Center.
Expert panel praises KTH
More than 100 international experts who have evaluated KTH Royal Institute of Technology’s research base have rated its Biotechnology research field as a Swedish flagship that could become Sweden’s answer to CERN. The experts have also concluded that KTH’s research base has a strong impact on society.
KTH Physicists Cheer Higgs Discovery
Particle physicists at KTH were jubilant following Wednesday’s announcement that the international research team working with the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland had discovered nearly indisputable evidence of the existence of the elusive Higgs boson. First described theoretically in 1964, the Higgs is seen as the last major piece of the physics puzzle known as the Standard Model. “Everyone in our group is incredibly excited that our work has contributed to this historic discovery,” says researcher Bengt Lund-Jensen.