Science Happy Hour + What Comes After the Higgs boson Discovery?, Dr. Philip Baringer, University of Kansas

Regular price $10.00

Wednesday, January 23rd 
Doors 5:30 pm
Talk 6:00 pm
Dr. Philip Baringer, University of Kansas
What Comes After the Higgs boson Discovery?
The Higgs boson discovery provided the last piece of the theory known as the Standard Model of particle physics. While this theory has been very successful, there is a lot that it can’t explain. Researchers at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider are continuing to gather data to explore further mysteries. In this talk, we will discuss some of the questions that still need answering.

Phil Baringer is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Kansas. He got his Ph.D. from Indiana University and did postdoctoral work with Purdue University. His research interest is in experimental particle physics (also known as high energy physics). He is a member of the CMS collaboration, which is an international group that is operating an experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider.

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**Must be 21+ with proof of ID to consume alcoholic beverages.

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FAQs
What time should I arrive by?
Doors open at 5:30 pm
Presentation begins at 6:00 pm

Where can I park?
Prairiefire Parking Garage

What should I expect out of the evening?
A 45-60 minute presentation followed by a Question and Answer session.

What are the age limitations for this event?
Recommended for Adults

Do I need to bring anything?
Your curiosity!