News: The Higgs Boson and the LHC - A Talk by Professor Alan Martin FRS

You are invited to a public talk by Alan Martin, Fellow of the Royal Society and Emeritus Professor at the Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology, Durham University:

The Higgs Boson and the Large Hadron Collider
Holgate House, Grey College - or via live video stream
Sunday 21st October at 2.15pm 

The exciting story of particle physics leading up to the Higgs boson is described. Why is the Higgs boson so special? What is it?

The talk will trace the origin of the Higgs Boson (1964) and its eventual discovery (2012) at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, Geneva.

Everyone is welcome, and no knowledge of Physics required. Attendance in person is free of charge.

Those who cannot join us in Grey College have the opportunity to view a live video stream of the talk. We are charging a nominal fee of £4 to view the stream in order to cover the production costs. If you are unable to see the live video stream registration form below, please visit

We look forward to seeing you there or joining us online!

Professor Tom Allen
Master of Grey College.

Added Friday 19th October 2012