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Hic Sunt Leones – Hunting for New Physics at the Large Hadron Collider

Wednesday 15 November 18:30 until 20:00
Chowen Lecture Theatre, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex BN1 9PX
Speaker:Antonella De Santo, Professor of Physics
Part of the series: Professorial Lecture

The Large Hadron Collider (or LHC) is the world’s largest and most powerful particle smasher. Based at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, it recreates conditions similar to those that existed in our universe shortly after the Big Bang. I work on the ATLAS experiment at the LHC, where, after the momentous discovery of the Higgs boson, I am exploring the “terra incognita” beyond the Standard Model of Particle Physics. I will present highlights from this exciting journey.

This is a free, open lecture – everyone is welcome, but numbers are limited.


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