Upcoming Lecture Events

Tuesday, October 9

Phi Beta Kappa Magee Address: "Weak Harbingers of New Physics"

Day: October 9 Time: 4 p.m.–5 p.m. Location: Wheelock Student Center, Murray Boardroom

David Latimer, assistant professor of physics, will present this talk.

Abstract: "When trying to discover a new law of nature, theoretical physicists often behave in a seemingly unscientific manner — they just (cleverly!) guess. In this talk, I'll discuss two examples of physicists attempts to construct new paradigms in particle physics and cosmology.  

The first example comes from the mid-twentieth century. En route to developing the framework that governs the fundamental building blocks of nature…

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