“Knocking on Heaven’s Door”
2012 Science Without Limits Symposium Schedule
Funded by the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation
Monday, September 17, 2012
Physics Colloquium: Particle Physics at the Large Hadron Collider
Presented by Lisa Randall
Olin, Room 204
Dr. Randall will discuss the biggest experiment on the planet, the LHC, and its implications for our understanding of the building blocks of matter. She will describe the machine, the experiments, and the theories she and others work on that will be tested. Topics include the Higgs boson, supersymmetry, and an extra dimension of space.
Knocking on Heaven’s Door
Keynote address by Lisa Randall
Templeton Campus Center, Council Chambers
Dr. Randall will describe the nature of scientific thinking, with emphasis on the roles of scale and creativity. She will also discuss how experiments today are expanding the frontiers of knowledge.
Templeton Campus Center, Council Chamber Foyer
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Student Research Poster Session
Albany Quadrangle, Smith Hall
Students present their summer work on topics as diverse as parallel computing and security, reaction-diffusion equations with applications in chemistry, social motivation and acoustic communication, and arachnids in the Caribbean.
All events are free and open to the public. Daily visitors parking permits are available at the entrance marked information. Parking is free after 7 pm.
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