Movie Night “Particle Fever”
We cordially invite everyone to a showing of the feature-length documentary “Particle Fever”.
When: February 19, 2015, 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:45 p.m.)
Where: CineCenter Kino, Fleischmarkt 6, 1010 Wien (https://goo.gl/maps/JgMwX)
The movie is a documentary produced physicist David E. Kaplan together with Academy Award winning film editor Walter Murch (The Godfather I-III, Apocalypse Now). The film accompanies 3 theorists and 3 experimentalists during the start-up of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, and tells the thrilling story of the search of the Higgs boson.
Tickets (free entry - max. 2 tickets p.p.) are available (while stocks last): at the Institute of High Energy Physics, Nikolsdorfer Gasse 18, 1050 Wien, first floor, Ms. Fortin. Pick-up times: 26. January - 13. February 2015; Mo - Fr from 9 a.m. - noon.
Numerous scientists at HEPHY will head to Munich this February for an international workshop on Dark Matter at the Munich Institute for Astro- and Particle Physics.
CERN Council selected the Italian physicist, Dr Fabiola Gianotti, as the Organization’s next Director-General. Dr Gianotti’s mandate will begin on 1 January 2016.
Pupils of the AHS Theodor-Kramer-Strasse in Vienna converted regular coffee cans to fully functional particle detectors under the guidance of HEPHY scientists. They participated as “Youngsteins” in the ”Win a beamline” contest of CERN using those detectors. They made it to the top 16 of 292 participating teams.