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Barnes and... A Conversation With Oliver Keith Baker
Steve speaks with world-renowned physicist Dr. Oliver Baker about his childhood in McGehee, AR and his inspirations on becoming a physicist. He also discusses his ground-breaking research on particle physics and the Higgs Boson, also referred to as the 'God particle.' Dr. Baker is a professor of physics and the director of the A.W. Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory (WNSL) at Yale University. He conducts much of his research on the physics of elementary particles and nuclei at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, and at the Jefferson Lab in Newport News, VA.