[FoRK] A unified theory of Nambu-Goldstone bosons

Joseph S. Barrera III j3 at barrera.org
Mon Jun 11 23:41:02 PDT 2012

Surprised that mention of the Higgs was buried in the 14th paragraph or so.

 > When symmetry is broken spontaneously, new phenomena occur. Following 
the Big Bang, the
 > universe cooled until its symmetry was spontaneously broken, leading 
to a predicted
 > Higgs boson that is now being sought at the Large Hadron Collider in 
Geneva, Switzerland.

Mention Nambu-Goldstone to a particle physics geek and they will 
probably thing of Higgs (and earlier, pions).


t'Hooft has some cute term like "kibble breakfast" for the "eating" process.

Oh and amusing space news about t'Hooft: 

- Joe

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