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Top Scientist to be in Canada regarding CERN's LHC, Big Questions and More
January 31, 2007
What fundamental questions will be answered when the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN switches on in 2007?
What do scientists hope to find?
Nima Arkani-Hamed, a noted particle theorist and Professor of Physics
at Harvard University, will be in Canada on Wednesday, February
7th to provide his insights. He investigates a number of mysteries
Prof. Arkani-Hamed will be providing a Perimeter Institute public lecture February 7th at 7:00 p.m. Should you wish to interview him around that date (in person or by phone, radio, or television hook-up) or attend his special lecture entitled "Fundamental Physics in 2010", please notify RenÉe at email@example.com or (519) 569-7600 ext. 5040 for more information. As his time will be limited, please notify RenÉe of your interest as soon as possible.
Nima Arkani-Hamed is a leading particle physicist and applied string theorist. He graduated from the University of Toronto with a Joint Honours degree in Mathematics and Physics, and went to the University of California, Berkley for his graduate studies. He went on to do his post-doctoral studies at Stanford
Linear Accelerator Centre (SLAC). He officially joined Harvard's
faculty in the fall of 2002. Professor Arkani-Hamed speaks regularly
on the topics of space, time and dimensions, and the current state
of theoretical physics. In 2005, he was the recipient of Harvard's
'Phi Beta Kappa' award for teaching excellence.
About Perimeter Institute:
Perimeter Institute is an independent, non-profit research centre where international scientists are clustering to push the limits of our understanding of physical laws by contemplating and calculating new ideas about the very essence of space, time, matter and information. The Institute, located in Waterloo just outside Toronto, also provides a wide array of educational outreach activities for students, teachers and the general public across Canada and beyond in order to share the joys of creative inquiry, research, discovery and innovation. Additional information available at www.perimeterinstitute.ca .
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