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The Sciences

Higgs Ripples in the Koi Pond

Cosmic VarianceBy Sean CarrollMay 10, 2012 7:31 PM


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On local TV last night, I somehow got reporter Dave Malkoff to take a stab at explaining quantum field theory: the world is made of fields, but we only notice the ripples within them, which we see as particles. Something about Angelina Jolie in there at the end as well.

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