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Why our universe might exist on a knife-edge

TEDxCERN · 14:10 · Filmed May 2013
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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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Theoretical physicist
Gian Giudice is a theoretical physicist who has contributed greatly to our present understanding of particle physics and cosmology. Full bio

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