Tag Archives: theoretical physics

3rd March 2014 – String Theory (Part 2)

Dr Peter Millington from Manchester University continues his efforts to help us  move from Particle Physics towards String Theory.  In his January talk he discussed with us the fundamental disagreement between Relativity and Quantum Mechanics.  Now in his second talk … Continue reading

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6th January 2014 – String Theory (Part 1)

Dr Peter Millington from Manchester University has agreed to kick off a Scibar move from Particle Physics towards String Theory by discussing with us the fundamental disagreement between Relativity and Quantum Mechanics. In our March session he will describe how … Continue reading

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2nd December 2013 – CERN and the Large Hadron Collider

Knutsford SciBar member Dr Ian Duerdoth will lead the discussion on CERN, the Large Hadron Collider, the Higgs Boson, what next, and all that.

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4th June 2013 – The Higgs Boson

The Higgs Boson – is it still there and does it matter? Dr Rob Appleby of the University of Manchester returns to our SciBar to update us on the Higgs boson – the facts and the implications. Have we really found … Continue reading

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2nd July 2012 – Why Do We Need To Find That Pesky Higgs Particle?

We are expecting news in early July about the discovery (or NOT) of the Higgs particle. It would seem a good time to look where science is up to prior to the event and thus be prepared to be able … Continue reading

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5th March 2012 – The Quantum Universe

Quantum Mechanics is complicated, isn’t it? Before you answer that question, come and listen to Professor Geoff Forshaw from Manchester University tell you about it in English – no maths (well, very little). You may still not believe it but … Continue reading

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