Upcoming Public Events
MICA Popular Talks
Special Public Lecture, Saturday, Sept. 8, 10 am SLT
Prof. Matt Strassler (Rutgers U.)
The Quest for the Higgs Particle
A new Higgs-like particle has recently been observed at the Large Hadron Collider. The quest to find this particle goes back nearly 50 years. In this lecture I'll tell you about this epic journey, explain why the mysterious Higgs field is so crucial to our existence, and explain how finding the Higgs particle now gives us a tool with which to try to understand the nature of the Higgs field. After covering some of the big puzzles in particle physics, I'll explain how and why many scientists are expecting to find other types of particles at the Large Hadron Collider over the coming decade, and why their absence would have profound but confusing scientific implications.
See Popular Talks for our archived talks audio and slides.
This series of talks, under the auspices of MICA, is now finished. Additional public lectures may be organized on an ad hoc basis, but probably not before October 2012. Have a great summer!
MICA Popular talks in voice at the Large Auditorium on StellaNova, SL
Virtually Speaking Science
VS Science will be interspersing live interviews - hosted by Tom and Alan - with 'reruns' from the archives. All these will be run at the small amphitheater at StellaNova, hosted by MICA.
See Virtually Speaking Science for the past events and links.
See MICA_Seminars for the past seminars.
Winter/Spring 2012 Schedule of Speakers