Michael Albrow

Michael Albrow, BSc, PhD, spent 18 years based at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland doing experiments in particle physics. He was a CERN staff member and then a senior scientist at the Rutherford Laboratory (UK), and after that as a professor at Stockholm University. He began working for Fermilab in 1991 contributing to the discoveries of the top quark (the most massive known fundamental particle), and the Higgs boson at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider. He became Scientist Emeritus in 2016 and continues to do research at CERN while writing and talking about science.