The Most Wanted Particle (Synopsis)

“Innovation is taking two things that already exist and putting them together in a new way.” –Tom Freston

Yes, the Universe can be considered the ultimate innovator, taking the fundamental particles and forces of the Universe, and assembling them into the entirety of what we know, interact with and observe today.

Illustration credit: NASA / CXC / M.Weiss.
Illustration credit: NASA / CXC / M.Weiss.

But what is it all made out of, at a fundamental level? And how did we figure it all out? ATLAS physicist and University College London professor Jon Butterworth is all set to give a free public lecture (live-streamed, online) tomorrow, and I’ll be live-blogging it here!

Image credit: Perimeter Institute.
Image credit: Perimeter Institute.

Check it out: 7 PM EDT / 4 PM PDT or, if that’s inconvenient, come back after its over and watch the permanent version. See you then!