Episode 805

W Boson Breaking the Standard Model with Dr. Paul Sutter

00:00:00
/
00:24:08

April 15th, 2022

24 mins 8 secs

Your Host
Tags

About this Episode

Particle physicists have announced an exciting discovery about the W Boson particle that challenges the Standard Model of Physics. To help me understand what was discovered and what it means for physics, I've invited Dr. Paul Sutter back to explain it. Paul is a fantastic science communicator and has a PhD in particle physics. The perfect person to help us make sense of this.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBr7XOxxQyBHEwqkhoci7vw

Timecodes:
Start 00:00:00
Edge of Knowledge 00:01:26
What is the W Boson? 00:03:14
How is the mass of the W boson measured? 00:07:32
What was the result of the experiment? 00:09:14
What explains the result? 00:11:37
What comes next? 00:19:35
Follow Paul's work 00:22:55

🚀 OUR WEBSITE:
════════════════════════════════════
https://www.universetoday.com/

🚀 PODCAST LINKS:
════════════════════════════════════
RSS: https://universetoday.com/audio
iTunes: https://universetoday.com/itunes
Spotify: https://universetoday.com/spotify

🚀 EMAIL NEWSLETTER:
════════════════════════════════════
Read by 50,000 people every Friday. Written by Fraser. No ads.
Subscribe Free: https://universetoday.com/newsletter

🚀 OTHER PODCASTS:
════════════════════════════════════
Weekly Space Hangout: Weekly news roundup with Fraser, special guests, and other space journalists.

RSS: https://www.universetoday.com/feed/wshaudio/
iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/weekly-space-hangout-audio/id836926769
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0-KklSGlCiJDwOPdR2EUcg/

Astronomy Cast: Award-winning, long-running deep dive into space and astronomy with Fraser and Dr. Pamela Gay.
RSS: https://astronomycast.libsyn.com/rss/
iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/astronomy-cast/id191636169?mt=2
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUHI67dh9jEO2rvK--MdCSg

🚀 JOIN OUR COMMUNITY:
════════════════════════════════════
Patreon: https://patreon.com/universetoday

🚀 OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA:
════════════════════════════════════
Twitter: https://twitter.com/fcain
Twitter: https://twitter.com/universetoday
Facebook: https://facebook.com/universetoday
Instagram: https://instagram.com/universetoday
Twitch: https://twitch.tv/fcain

🚀 CONTACT FRASER:
════════════════════════════════════
Email: [email protected]

🚀 LICENSE:
════════════════════════════════════
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

You are free to use my work for any purpose you like, just mention me as the source and link back to this video.

Support Universe Today podcasts with Fraser Cain