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TED Talks: Season 2013

2013x203 Gian Giudice: Why our universe might exist on a knife-edge
TV-PG

  • 2013-10-24T05:00:00+01:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

The biggest surprise of discovering the Higgs boson? That there were no surprises. Gian Giudice talks us through a problem in theoretical physics: what if the Higgs field exists in an ultra-dense state that could mean the collapse of all atomic matter? With wit and charm, Giudice outlines a grim fate — and why we shouldn't start worrying just yet.

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