04/2016: Smashing Physics (J. Butterworth)

Place and Time: Abingdon, April 28, 2016  from 19:00 for 19:30

Barn Room, Crown and Thistle (18 Bridge St, Abingdon OX14 3HS)

TITLE: Smashing Physics

I’ll discuss how we do physics at the ‘energy frontier’ and what we have learned from it – including the discovery of the Higgs boson and what that means. I’ll also look at what we still don’t understand, and what the next steps might be.vp1_Htautau_1muon1electron_run204153_evt35369265

Speaker: Jonathan  Butterworth

I’m Professor of butterworthPhysics at UCL and I work on the ATLAS experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider in Geneva. I’m originally from Manchester, and have previously worked at Oxford, Penn State and Hamburg. I write the “Life and Physics” blog for the Guardian, and have written book on the Higgs discovery called “Smashing Physics” published by Headline.

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