Prof. Kruse Talks About the Higgs at Science Writers Conference

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW) held their annual New Horizons conference in Raleigh this year, from 26-29 of October. Prof. Mark Kruse was invited to talk about the recent Higgs discovery to a large science media-related audience. His talk was the second in a session called "What is the Universe made of" the first being on Dark Matter by Prof. Katie Freese from the University of Michigan. Prof. Kruse's talk was transcribed visually by an attending artist, Perrin Ireland (@experrinment), the images from which are shown below. A Duke Today article "Top 5 common misconceptions about the Higgs particle" further discusses Prof's Kruse's talk and outcomes of interactions with journalists.