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Instant Expert- Mysteries of Particle Physics

13 February, 2016


Join the New Scientist for a special day long event aimed at non-expert, particle physic curious.

As you read this billions of neutrinos from the sun are passing through your body, antimatter is sprouting from your dinner and the core of your being is a chaotic mess of particles known only as quarks and gluons…

If the Higgs Boson piqued your interest, consider journeying through particle physics with the New Scientist and six leading experts to learn about the secrets of the Higgs Boson, the mysteries of existence and what particle physics has done for us.

If particle physics alone isn’t enough for you, their will be a buffet lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments and exclusive New Scientist deals.

The first 100 tickets are available at an early bird deal, saving £20.

Speakers include:

Jon Butterworth – professor of physics at University College London and author of Smashing Physics: The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Higgs, shortlisted for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2015

–  David Wark – professor in experimental particle physics at the University of Oxford and former Director of the Particle Physics Division at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

–  Val Gibson – professor in high energy physics at the University of Cambridge and UK Spokesperson for the LHCb experiment at the Large Hadron Collider

–  Tara Shears – professor of experimental particle physics at the University of Liverpool

–  Tom Whyntie – public engagement fellow at the School of Physics and Astronomy, Queen Mary University of London and author of Introducing Particle Physics: A Graphic Guide

–  Chamkaur Ghag – astroparticle physicist within the High Energy Physics Group at University College London



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