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Brant Rumberger - How to Catch a Particle

posted Nov 13, 2017, 12:50 PM by Nicholas Johnston

Wednesday, November 14th at 5pm
Gamow Tower, 11th floor,
Commons Room
Free Pizza

How to Catch a Particle
Particle physicists aim to study nature at its most fundamental level. Their laboratories are filled with high-energy protons, electrons, quarks, neutrinos, and more! But how do particle physicists track and identify those pesky particles? What types of materials are needed to make a particle detector? Can you make your own particle detector and watch subatomic particles from the safety of your home?! Find out at this week's CU prime talk! 

Brant Rumberger