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UO Physics Senior Taylor Contreras Research Internship at CERN Featured in CASCADE

Taylor Contreras, a UO senior majoring in Physics spent six weeks this summer with the group housing the collider, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN.

Contreras is a member of a team run by UO physicist Stephanie Majewski that is studying dark matter and other topics through data collected by ATLAS, one of the detectors at the collider. Majewski’s is one of several UO groups involved in experiments at CERN.

You can read the full article here: https://cascade.uoregon.edu/fall2017/qa/getting-to-the-heart-of-the-matter/