Heidi Schellman

Mar. 13, 2009

Particle Hunters

Researchers announced this week that they've detected the production of single top quarks at Fermilab. We'll talk about the find and the search for other, still more exotic particles.

physics, particle physics, higgs boson, quarks, tevatron, cern, lhc

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