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The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World
http://vimeo.com/64427691 11th Paul D. Bartlett, Sr., Lecture - April 16, 2013, in the Main Reading Room of the Linda Hall Library. Dr. Sean Carroll, Senior Research Associate, Department of Physics, California Institute of Technology. On July 4, 2012, scientists at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider announced an achievement on par with splitting the atom: the discovery of the Higgs boson, a particle that holds the key to understanding why mass exists. Join Caltech physicist and acclaimed writer Sean Carroll for a…Find out more »
http://vimeo.com/95343422 12th Annual Paul D. Bartlett, Sr. Lecture May 13, 2014 in the Linda Hall Library Main Reading Room. Dr. John Huth, Donner Professor of Science, Department of Physics, Harvard University Long before GPS, Google Earth, and global transit, humans traveled vast distances using only environmental clues and simple instruments. John Huth asks what is lost when modern technology substitutes for our innate capacity to find our way. Weaving together astronomy, meteorology, oceanography, and ethnography, Dr. Huth puts us in…Find out more »
13th Annual Paul D. Bartlett Lecture with Dr. Edward Felten, Director of the Center for Information Technology Policy and Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs, Princeton UniversityFind out more »
14th Annual Paul D. Bartlett, Sr. Lecture with Richard Prum, William Robertson Coe Professor of Ornithology, Ecology, and Evolutionary Biology, Yale UniversityFind out more »
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