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Physics colloquium preview: http://physics.uoregon.edu/current_events/fall-2016-colloquium-preview/
Date: Thursday, October 27th, 2016
Speaker: Stephanie Majewski, University of Oregon
Since 2009, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has performed tremendously, delivering copious amounts of proton-proton collision data at center-of-mass energies of 7, 8, and 13 TeV. Analyzing these data, the ATLAS experiment has conducted a broad search for Supersymmetry, a compelling theory for physics beyond the Standard Model. No conclusive evidence of a super-partner has yet been seen, but...
Congratulations to Steve Kevan for winning the 2017 Davisson-Germer Prize from the American Physical Society, along with Eli Rotenberg of LBNL, for “…the development of angle resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES) leading to groundbreaking surface science.”
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Stephanie Majewski likes it when things bump into each other.
Which is a huge OVER-simplification of her work in the field of physics at the University of Oregon.
But it IS true that she learns a lot from atoms crashing into each other, especially at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Switzerland.
Dr. Majewski’s work is the topic of this month’s installment of “cUriOus: Research Meets Radio.”
We pick her brain about dark matter, supersymmetry, and more.