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The 62nd Annual Lindau Meeting: "Is Dark Matter Real?" [Video]

Nature Video presents five short films on this summer's Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, which brought early-career physicists together with Nobel Prize-winners



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The morning after CERN announces the discovery of the Higgs particle, three young physicists sit down with Nobel prizewinners George Smoot and Martinus Veltman to digest the news. The students see it as another success for the standard model of particle physics. But Veltman, who helped to shape this model, is cynical. Moreover, Veltman contends that there is no such thing as dark matter. See how the shocked students and Smoot respond to Veltman’s scepticism.

 

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