The Big Bang Machine at CERN outside Geneva, Switzerland
UCLA's Professor Robert Cousins, who spent three years at CERN as a deputy to the leader of one of the huge experiments at the Large Hadron Collider, will present the goals of revolutionizing elementary particle physics and the implications for our understanding of the Big Bang and dark matter.
Welcome by Bruno Ryff, Consul General of Switzerland.
Introduction by Christian Simm, Executive Director of swissnex in San Francisco, who will speak about scientific exchanges between Switzerland and the US and generally about international collaborations and technological achievements in Switzerland, with special regard to CERN.
LOCATION: Covel Commons - Grand Horizon Room
DATE: Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Question-and-Answer period and light refreshments to follow.
Free to the public.
Event Poster (PDF)