UA Physicist to Deliver Blitzer Award Lecture: The Higgs Boson and Beyond
Ken Johns is the recipient of this year's Professor Leon and Pauline Blitzer Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Physics and Related Sciences. He will give a public lecture on "The Higgs Boson and Beyond" on Tuesday, March 11 at 4 p.m. in Room N210 of the UA Steward Observatory.
Mathematical Model Developed by UA Physicists Could Help Treat Lyme Disease
A computer simulation of Lyme disease rash reveals how the
bacteria and the immune cell populations change over the course of the
infection. The model might help doctors better predict the spread of
the bacteria in the early stages when antibiotics are most effective. (Photo: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
UA LHC Physicists will appear on Arizona Illustrated Tuesday, April 22 at 630 p.m. on PBS channel 6. John Rutherfoord and Mike Shupe will discuss the the history of the Large Hadron Collider and the recent discovery of the Higgs boson.
Particle Fever, a highly regarded new film about the launch of the Large Hadron Collider and subsequent discovery of the Higgs Boson, is opening at The Loft Cinema on Friday, April 25th at 7 p.m. Opening night will include a post-film discussion and Q&A featuring faculty John Rutherfoord, Mike Shupe and Elliott Cheu.
Public Lecture: Andre Bormanis, The Final Frontier: Physics of Star Trek--Saturday, March 15, 4 to 5 pm in PAS 201
The public is invited to the physics open house and public lecture on March 15. Our speaker, Andre Bormanis, is a UA physics alumnus who served as Science Consultant and Executive Story Editor for the Star Trek TV series and for the new Cosmos series with Neil deGrasse Tyson. We will also have open lab tours from 1 to 4 pm, showcasing physics research at the UA.