Periodic Tables: Durham’s Science Cafe, December 11th

The Higgs Boson, Dark Matter and all that: Revolutionizing the Laws of the Universe with the LHC

Why is the existence of the Higgs boson so important for our understanding of nature? And how does it affect the entire observable world around us? Join Dr. Ashutosh Kotwal for a discussion on the implications of this discovery, how the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) found evidence of the Higgs boson and how it might help solve the mystery of Dark Matter.

Videos from SciShow explaining the Higgs boson and its discovery:

So what IS the Higgs boson?
Higgs Boson Discovery! We Think?

Who: Ashutosh Kotwal, Professor of Physics, Duke University

Where: Broad Street Cafe, 1116 Broad Street, Durham

When: Tuesday, December 11th @7pm (2nd Tuesday of every month)

Parking: We understand that parking can be tough so please feel free to park at the NC School for Science and Math (catty-corner to Broad Street Cafe)

Additional Info: http://www.ncmls.org/periodictables

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