What the heck is a Higgs boson anyway?

poster with Science Straight Up logo, black hole image, and image from CERNScience Magazine called its discovery “the scientific breakthrough of the year,” but just what is a Higgs boson? Join U.Va. physics professor Bob Hirosky to learn about this mysterious elementary particle, why it’s such a big deal, and what it means for our understanding of how the universe works. ¬†Thursday, March 14 at the Black Market Moto Saloon, 1304 E. Market Street, Charlottesville, VA. ¬†Please note that there is a lot of additional parking behind the building; the front lot fills up quickly!