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REF NO.: 218

SUBJECT: Public lecture to discuss early results of Large Hadron Collider

DATE: May 26,2011

                On Monday, June 13, the director general of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) will offer a free public lecture at the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John’s.
The Search of a Deeper Understanding of our Universe at the Large Hadron Collider: The World's Largest Particle Accelerator, will be presented by Dr. Rolf Heuer at 7:30 p.m.
Dr. Heuer will explain some of the reasons for the excitement surrounding the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which is expected to yield insights into the origin of mass, the nature of dark matter and the existence of hidden dimensions. This talk will explain the first results from early experiments at the LHC.
This is a free public talk, however, tickets must be picked up at the Arts & Culture Centre box office.

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