New Meetup: The Big Bang Machine at CERN outside Geneva, Switzerland

From: Daniel G.
Sent on: Thursday, March 25, 2010 3:31 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for SoCal Science Cafe!

What: The Big Bang Machine at CERN outside Geneva, Switzerland

When: Wednesday, March 31,[masked]:00 PM

Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.)

Sponsored by the UCLA Physics and Astronomy Department. To be held at Covel Commons, Grand Horizons Room, UCLA campus.

UCLA's Prof. Robert Cousins, who spent three years at CERN as a deputy to the leader of one of the
huge experiments at the Large Hadron Collider, will present the goals of revolutionizing elementary
particle physics and the implications for our understanding of the Big Bang and dark matter.

Welcome by Bruno Ry, Consul General of Switzerland.

Introduction by Christian Simm, Executive Director of swissnex in San Francisco, who will speak about
scientic exchanges between Switzerland and the US, and generally about international collaborations
and technological achievements in Switzerland, with special regard to CERN.

Question-and-Answer period and light refreshments to follow.

Free to the public. Limited seating - Registration required: http://events.pna.ucla.edu/lhc
Parking available for $10.

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/SoCal-Science-Cafe/calendar/12993947/

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