Ministry of sense: Hunting the Higgs

6.00pm to 7.15pm, Friday 17 June

Event has been rescheduled, see below for info

The Royal Institution of Great Britain GB United Kingdom W1S 4BS 21 Albemarle Street London

This event has already taken place

  • Type

    Talk particularly suitable for ages 12+
  • Speakers


Standard £14

Concession £10

Discounts for Ri Members and Ri Young Members

Important Information, event rescheduled

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this show has been rescheduled to Friday 15 July.

For those of you who already have a booking, if you are unable to attend on this new date you can have a full refund for your ticket. You can request this refund directly through Eventbrite, or by replying to this email. If you are able to attend on this new date you do not need to do anything. All tickets for the original show are still valid, and have been transferred to the new date.You will be sent an updated ticket before the show.

Event description

This event has been rescheduled, and is now taking place on Friday July 15. Please click here for the updated event page.

The discovery of the Higgs Boson was one of the greatest and most exciting discoveries of science – could you have made it too? Join the hunt for the higgs in this highly interactive comedy show where you the public are in charge of the Large Hadron Collider. Using a smartphone or tablet you will have direct access to LHC data, and complete interactive games to help solve problems and analyse data. A unique, entertaining, and very hands-on show.

Please bring a charged smartphone or tablet with you!


Sam Gregson is a physicist, science comedian and resident anarchist at the University of Cambridge, and the Large Hadron Collider (LHCb) experiment at CERN, Switzerland

​He's also the founder and project manager of LHComedy, CERN's 1st comedy show.


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