CERN Thursday: Melissa Franklin Talks Higgs

October 24, 2014

Putting the Higgs Boson in Its Place: The Quest to Excite the Empty Universe*

In this talk Professor Franklin will explain how physicists search for new particles, such as the Higgs boson, at the Large Hadron Collider, and specifically what they found at a mass of 126 GeV that they call the Higgs. She will discuss the accelerator, the ATLAS experiment, the evidence for the Higgs, and prospects for new discoveries in 2015.

Thursday, October 30 6PM-8PM
Science Center Lecture Hall D
Harvard University
One Oxford Street Cambridge, MA 02138

* A recording of this event will be posted on Science Research Public Lectures page.