LDVideo: Julian ‘most intelligent MP’ Huppert explains the Higgs boson to Andrew Neil

Two seismic events occurred yesterday. First, the Higgs boson ‘God particle’ has probably been discovered by scientists at CERN. Then, even more extraordinarily, Andrew Neil had a good word to say for a Lib Dem MP, as Julian Huppert offered a succinct summary of why it matters…


(Available on the BBC website here.)

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3 Comments

  • I too, am astonished.
    Like Andrew Neil concluded ” Amazed…… getting straight answers from a politician !!”.

  • Andrew Neil’s intro was an interesting example of the way in which some media people are almost proud of being ignorant about science – down to mispronouncing the name of the particle as ‘bosun’.

  • lucas north 5th Jul '12 - 5:49pm

    Andrew Neil is great

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