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Interview with a Physicist

At age 28, theoretical physicist Dr. Zohar Komargodski became head of a research group in the Institute’s Particle Physics and Astrophysics Department. A recent paper, published with Prof. Adam Schwimmer of the Physics of Complex Systems Department, made some waves in the physics world with a proposed proof of a 23-year-old theorem. If the proof…

The Weizmann Institute’s Prof. Eilam Gross is currently the ATLAS Higgs physics group convener. He originally wrote this piece in Hebrew for the Yediot Aharonot daily. The Best There Is – For Now “The God Particle,” as the Higgs boson is often called, comes from the title of the book by Nobel laureate Leon Lederman…