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What we dont't know about the Universe: from the very small to the very big - One Day Meeting

Fri 23 March

Lady Mitchell Hall

A one-day scientific meeting covering the challenges faced by Particle Physics and Cosmology in understanding how the Universe works. Open to all who are interested, entry is free and no booking is required.

Organisers: Professor Ron Horgan and Dr Matt Wingate

Programme:

09:00 to 09:15 Introduction

09:15 A History of the Standard Model, Professor Frank Close, Department of Physics, University of Oxford

10:15 What’s Happening at the LHC , Professor Valerie Gibson, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge

11:15 Coffee break

11:45 Physics Beyond the Standard Model, Professor Ben Allanach, DAMTP -CMS, University of Cambridge

12:45 Lunch in Newnham College

13:45 Gravitational Waves,Dr Chris Moore, CENTRA , University of Lisbon

14:45 Seeing the beginning: the Cosmic Microwave Background and what it can tell us about our Universe, Dr Blake Sherwin, DAMTP , University of Cambridge and the Kavli Institute for Cosmology

15:45 Tea break

16:15 Gravity!?, Dr Claudia de Rham, Department of Physics, Imperial College London

17:15 End of meeting

A buffet lunch will be available at a cost of £5 in advance or £7.00 on the day. Numbers for the luncheon are limited and an advance purchase is recommended to guarantee a place. Please contact the Executive Secretary for a voucher.

The first 70 Fellows of the Society to apply will be offered a complimentary luncheon voucher.

Cost: Free

Enquiries and booking

No need to book.

A buffet lunch will be available at a cost of £5 in advance or £7.00 on the day. Numbers for the luncheon are limited and an advance purchase is recommended to guarantee a place. Please contact the Executive Secretary for a voucher.

Enquiries: Beverley Larner Website Email: philosoc@hermes.cam.ac.uk Telephone: 01223 334743

Timing

All times

Fri 23 March 9:00AM - 5:15PM

Venue

Address: Lady Mitchell Hall
Sidgwick Site
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge
Cambs
CB3 9DA
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