• Multitudinous lecture by Javier Cuevas on the discovery of the Higgs boson

    July 12, 2012

    The Asturian researcher explained in the Great Hall the importance of the finding and the role his team has played in the research

    Image of the lecture by the researcher Javier Cuevas on the Higgs boson in LAUDEO's Great Hall

    LAUDEO's Great Hall filled up to listen to one of the architects of the discovery of the Higgs boson. The Professor of High-Energy Experimental Physics at the University of Oviedo, Javier Cuevas, gave yesteraday an informative lecture on the discovery of the particle and the role that the Asturian researching team he leads played in the finding.

    The Vice-Rector for University Extension and Communication, Vicente Domínguez, and the Vice-Rector for Research and Campus of International Excellence, Paz Suárez Rendueles, congratulated Javier Cuevas on his discovery and were in charge of introducing the speech together with the Dean of the Faculty of Sciences, Norberto Corral.

    During more than an hour and a half, Cuevas explained some of the keys of the discovery and how the particle accelerator project has been developed since its creation in 1984, involving nearly 10,000 scientists in the world.