World renowned particle physicist, Prof. John Ellis is visiting the ICG on 15th November 2012 to give a research seminar. During his visit he has kindly agreed to also give an evening public lecture as part of the Portsmouth University Public Lecture Series.
Answering Gauguin's Questions with the Large Hadron Collider: What are we? Where do we come from? Where are we going? A public lecture by John Ellis, Clerk Maxwell Professor of Theoretical Physics at King's College London
Thursday 15 November 2012
6-7pm, followed by a drinks reception
Please be seated 10 minutes before the lecture starts.
One of the most ambitious and largest scientific experiments ever, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Geneva tries to address the most fundamental questions of physics and the cosmos.
It investigates the structure of matter, and tries to find new insights into the history and fate of our Universe. Thus it addresses the questions posed in Paul Gauguin's famous painting "What are we? Where do we come from? Where are we going?” This talk will review the prospects for finding the answers