September Swansea Science Cafe – Particle Physics and a bit of String Theory
The Swansea Science Cafe offers opportunities for anyone to find out more about new, exciting and topical areas of science. Designed to be informal and entertaining, the cafe typically runs on the last Wednesday of every month at the Dylan Thomas Centre. Entry is free and talks start at 7:30pm.
Title: Particle Physics and a bit of String Theory
Speaker: Professor Carlos Nunez, Department of Physics, College of Science, Swansea University
Date: Wednesday 28th September 2011
Venue: The Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea (www.dylanthomas.com/)
Admission: Free, all welcome.
Summary: These are exciting times for Particle Physics as experiments are close to providing clues which will shape the future of this branch of science. Within this talk the history and current status of Particle Physics will be discussed. The uses of String Theory will also be considered. The talk is aimed for a general audience with no prior knowledge of the subject required.