LHC scientist Lyn Evans to give public lecture June 12

Lyn Evans, former LHC project manager, will give a public lecture at the TIPP 2011 conference on Sunday, June 12. Photo: Copyright 2008 CERN.

In a public lecture from 3-4:30 p.m., on Sunday, June 12, at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers in Chicago, physicist Lyn Evans will share his experience as the project manager for the LHC at CERN. The lecture, titled “Marvel of Technology: the LHC, machine and experiments,” is free and open to the public. Attendance is first come, first served.

Evans will provide an overview of the accelerator, its four gargantuan experiments and their scientific goals. The public lecture is part of the conference on Technology and Instrumentation in Particle Physics 2011 (TIPP 2011), which takes place from June 9-14 in Chicago. The conference is sponsored in part by Argonne National Laboratory, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics.

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