SUSY09: 5-10 June
BSM-LHC: 2-4 June

Susy09 Public Lecture: Anticipating a New Golden Age

Nobel Laureate Frank Wilczek

Curry Student Center Ballroom
Sunday, June 7, 2009

  • 6:00 - 6:30 Tea
  • 6:30 - 7:30 Lecture
  • 7:30 Book signing

Fundamental physics is poised to take a great leap forward in coming years. An extraordinary instrument - the Large Hadron Collider, or LHC - will enable us to see whether some gorgeous ideas about the ultimate laws of physics correctly describe reality. Nature has given us hints: Is she teaching, or teasing? In a multimedia presentation including rap video, spectacular images, some amazing ideas, and a few jokes, I'll demonstrate why this is an especially exciting time to be a physicist - or a curious person.