Friday Flyer - September 5, 2014
Spotlight on the Johns Hopkins Center:
The QuarkNet Center at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) had a very full summer 2014. They hosted a workshop for teachers and brought on summer research students. One of the teachers (Kevin Martz) attended a three-week teacher workshop at CERN and brought his excitement back to share with his colleagues at JHU.
Physics Experiment Roundup: The LHCb collaboration announced a result that hints of new physics.
Resources: 10 reasons why you can’t live without a particle accelerator
From the Nautilus website: http://nautil.us/issue/14/mutation/10-reasons-why-you-cant-live-without-a-particle-accelerator
Just for Fun: Win a trip to CERN: US LHC video contest
Stay tuned! As a way to advertise the restart of the LHC experiments, the US LHC collaboration plans to hold a video contest this fall: “What do you hope the LHC experiments will discover next?” The winner will be flown to CERN.