Jon Butterworth

Jon Butterworth is one of the leading physicists at the Large Hadron Collider and is Head of Physics and Astronomy at University College London. He writes the popular Life & Physics blog for the Guardian and has written articles for a range of publications including the Guardian and New Scientist. For the last 13 years, he has divided his time between London and Geneva, Switzerland.



Most Wanted Particle
The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs, the Heart of the Future of Physics
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Hardcover | $24.95

The discovery of the Higgs boson has brought us a giant step closer to understanding how our universe works. But before the Higgs was found, its existence was hotly debated. Even Peter Higgs, who first pictured it, did not expect … Continue reading

Most Wanted Particle
The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs, the Heart of the Future of Physics
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Paperback | $15.95

Particle physics as we know it depends on the Higgs boson: It’s the missing link between the birth of our universe—as a sea of tiny, massless particles—and the tangible world we live in today. But for more than 50 years, … Continue reading