Friday 23 March 2018 from 9.00am to 5.15pm
"WHAT WE DON'T KNOW ABOUT THE UNIVERSE: FROM THE VERY SMALL TO THE VERY BIG" in The Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Site, Cambridge CB3 9DA
A one-day interdisciplinary scientific meeting covering Cosmology and Physics in its different aspects and its varied applications. OPEN TO ALL who are interested, entry is free and no booking is required.
Organisers: Professor Ron Horgan and Professor David Tong
PROGRAMME Details to follow.
09:00 - 09:15 Introduction
09:15 A History of the Standard Model, Professor Frank Close, Department of Physics, University of Oxford
10:15 What's Happening at the LHC, Professor Valerie Gibson, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge
11:15 Coffee break
11:45 Physics Beyond the Standard Model, Professor Ben Allanach, DAMTP-CMS, University of Cambridge
12:45 Lunch break
13:45 Gravitational Waves, Dr Chris Moore, CENTRA, University of Lisbon
14:45 Seeing the beginning: the Cosmic Microwave Background and what it can tell us about our Universe, Dr Blake Sherwin, DAMTP, University of Cambridge and the Kavli Institute for Cosmology
15.45 Tea break
16:15 Quantum Gravity, Dr Claudia de Rahm, Department of Physics, Imperial College London
17:15 End of meeting
A buffet lunch will be available at a cost of £5 in advance or £7.00 on the day. Numbers for the luncheon are limited and an advance purchase is recommended to guarantee a place. Please contact the Executive Secretary for a voucher.
The first 70 Fellows of the Society to apply will be offered a complimentary