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2015 News

July/August 2015
Review of "To Explain The World" in CERN Courier
The CERN Courier, Volume 55 Issue 6, has a review of Professor Steven Weinberg's book (PDF), "To Explain The World: The Discovery of Modern Science".

July 1, 2015
UT Professor Jacques Distler Talks About Cinema Science
Scientists at The University of Texas are putting some new Hollywood films to the truth test. Physics Professor Jacques Distler appeared on KXAN TV this morning to speak about time travel taking place in the movie "Terminator Genisys," which premiered on Wednesday.
This grew out of his helping the CNS Communications office on an article about "science" in summer blockbuster movies.

June 2, 2015
KUT's Views and Brews at the Cactus Cafe
Professor Steven Weinberg will appear on KUT's Views and Brews to discuss his new book "To Explain The World".

March 3, 2015
To Explain The World: The Discovery of Modern Science
Professor Steven Weinberg's book that looks at the development of science and scientific discovery throughout history has been released. More information and reviews.

February 20 - 23, 2015
CPF Special Physics Colloquia
Held in RLM 11.204
  • Friday, February 20, at 3:00 PM
    Advancing ATLAS: Exploring New Energies at the LHC (Abstract)
    Dr. Tim Andeen, Columbia University
  • Monday, February 23, 4:00 PM
    Low energy probes of high energy physics (Abstract)
    Dr. Dave Craig Moore, Stanford University

    January 30, 2015
    We are pleased to announce that Professor Richard Matzner has joined the Theory Group. His expertise in Gravitational Physics broadens the scope of our research substantially.

    January 20 - February 6, 2015
    Center for Particles and Fields Seminars
    Held in RLM 9.222
    • Tuesday, Janary 20, 4:00 PM
      What Jets and Two-Particle Correlations Reveal about the Quark Gluon Plasma (Abstract)
      Dr. Megan Connors, Yale University
    • Friday, January 23, 2:00 PM
      Low energy probes of high energy physics (Abstract)
      Dr. Dave Craig Moore, Stanford University
    • Monday, January 26, 4:00 PM
      Using kaons to unlock the secrets of the neutrino (Abstract)
      Dr. Joshua Spitz, MIT
    • Friday, January 30, 2:00 PM
      From Discovery to Understanding: Higgs Physics, Muon Detectors and Beyond (Abstract)
      Dr. Robert Harrington, University of Edinburgh and CERN
    • Monday, February 2, 4:00 PM
      Building Towards Discovery: Preparing for New Physics at the LHC (Abstract)
      Dr. Tim Andeen, Columbia University
    • Friday, February 6, 2:00 PM
      Discoveries at the Large Hadron Collider: The Standard Model and Beyond (Abstract)
      Dr. Joao Guimaraes da Costa, Harvard University

    2014 News

    December 1, 2014
    Professor Steven Weinberg delivered the Lee Historical Lecture at Harvard University entitled "Glimpses of a World Within". A video of the lecture is available, as well as a Hardvard Gazette article.

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