The Discovery of the Higgs Boson
Should we be excited about the Higgs Boson? Find out more about particle physics and understanding the universe.
You will learn about:
- the theory of matter and light
- QED to QCD and the weak force
- the Brout-Englert-Higgs mechanism
- the Standard Model.
The course requires a basic level of mathematical skills, to the level of a final-year school pupil or equivalent.
This course is hosted on an external learning platform.
Learner reviewsThe course perfectly balances between the theoretical and experimental aspects, and the instructors could not have been better. There are also comprehensive interviews with Professor Higgs himself.
CategoryCourse: study a subject through videos, articles, discussions or quizzes
Cost and certificationFree, with option to upgrade for a certificate
Weekly effort3-5 hours
Difficulty levelIntroductory: No previous knowledge required