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Professor Peter Higgs "My Life as a Boson" - Keynote Lecture, Swansea University, 12th July 2012

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(NB: See an additional interview of Prof Peter Higgs by Simon Hands, here - Professor Simon Hands (Swansea University, previously of CERN) introduces a keynote lecture by Prof Peter Higgs (University of Edinburgh), on 12th July 2012. More than 100 scientists from around the globe gathered at Swansea University for the 10th International Conference on Strong and ElectroWeak Matter (SEWM2012). One of the highlights was a keynote lecture by Professor Peter Higgs of the University of Edinburgh, after whom the famously elusive Higgs boson is named. Professor Higgs is also an Honorary Fellow of Swansea University. Peter Higgs' appearance at Swansea came in the wake of exciting announcements from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) about the discovery of the Higgs boson.