Mark Gongloff
Goldman Sachs Hires Particle Physicist From Large Hadron Collider: Report
Posted: 05/15/2013 3:01 pm EDT | Updated: 05/15/2013 3:06 pm EDT

Apparently hunting for the “God particle” is not nearly as exciting or lucrative as doing “God’s work” for Goldman Sachs.

Goldman has recently hired a physicist named Ryan Buckingham away from the Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (a/k/a CERN) in Switzerland, reports Sarah Butcher of the UK Web site eFinancialCareers.

The Large Hadron Collider is the world’s largest particle accelerator, known for recently finding evidence of the Higgs boson, also known as the “God particle” because it gives subatomic particles their mass, or something like that. (I’m not strong with the maths!)

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