The Solution to a Fifty Year Old Mystery

General interest seminar

The Solution to a Fifty Year Old Mystery

  • Event time: 5:15pm
  • Event date: 10th October 2013
  • Speaker: (University of Oxford)
  • Location: Swann Lecture Theatre, Michael Swann Building

Event details

The Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to Peter Higgs of Edinburgh and Francois Englert of Brussels. Frank Close's book The Infinity Puzzle told the story of the fifty-year quest for the Higgs Boson. The talk, suitable for undergraduates and faculty, gives a pedagogic description of what it's all about and will be a celebration of the climax of this wonderful adventure.

Tea and Cake from 16.30.

About General interest seminars

Our General Interest Seminars are an opportunity for distinguished speakers to present new research in physics and related areas. The material presented is suitable for undergraduate level upwards and all members of the School are welcome to attend..

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