LIVESTREAM: 10 years at the LHC

7.00pm to 8.30pm BST, Thursday 24 September

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

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  • A composite image of the Large Hadron Collider

    Credit: CERN


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Event description

It’s 10 years since the first particles smashed into each other at the world’s biggest scientific experiment, the Large Hadron Collider. Since then physicists have discovered the Higgs boson, created forms of matter not seen since the Big Bang and ruled out a whole host of speculative theories about the subatomic world.  

In this virtual event a panel of physicists from the four giant experiments at the Large Hadron Collider - ALICE, ATLAS, CMS and LHCb - reflect on what they've learned over the past decade and what they hope to discover in the next.



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About the speakers

Sudarshan Paramesvaran is a Lecturer at the University of Bristol. He has worked on the CMS experiment at the LHC for 10 years, having achieved his PhD at Royal Holloway, University of London working on the BaBar experiment at SLAC in 2010.

Jan Fiete Grosse-Oetringhaus is Section Leader of the CERN ALICE physics and performance group and the ALICE Analysis Coordinator. He achieved his PhD at the University of Muenster, Germany in 2009. He has worked at CERN since 2006, and has been a staff member since 2012.

Barbara Sciascia (PhD, University of Rome, Sapienza, 2020) is researcher at the Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati (LNF) of National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN), Italy. Her scientific activity is in the field of high energy experimental physics mainly studying flavour physics through participation in the KLOE experiment at LNF (1998-2013) and the LHCb experiment at CERN (2011-present).

Monica D’Onofrio is the team leader of the Liverpool group at the ATLAS experiment at the LHC. Previously she studied her undergraduate at the University of Pisa, Italy, followed by a  PhD at the University of Geneva, Switzerland in 2005. Since 2010 she has worked at the University of Liverpool after a post-doc in IFAE, Barcelona. She has been an ATLAS member since 2002, working on searches for new physics in particular supersymmetry and dark matter.


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