Physics Cafe - Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 p.m. Emerson Suites

02/03/2014

Contributed by Jill Ackerman

Physics Café – Thursday February 6 2014 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM – Emerson Suites - Free and open to the public.

Matthew Price of the Ithaca College Department of Physics & Astronomy talks about:

The Particle Zoo: The Newest Exhibit, the Higgs Boson.

Recent discoveries at the Large Hadron Collider have helped to find the elusive Higgs Boson have led to the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics being awarded to Francois Englert and Peter Higgs. Professor Matthew Price will be speaking about the Standard Model of Particle Physics and the newest addition to the particle zoo. We will explore the past, present and future of particle physics now that the most elusive particle has been confirmed.

Doctor Price is an Assistant Professor in the Ithaca College Department of Physics and has worked in Particle Physics, Astrophysics, Solid State Physics, and Physics Education. He has worked on understanding the structure of the proton as well as understanding how students think about physics.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact the department assistant at jackerman@ithaca.edu. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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