Jon Butterworth

Wednesday, July 10 2019 at 7:30PM

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Jon Butterworth

What's the talk about?

Jon Butterworth will explore our current state of knowledge of particle
physics, the so-called standard model, which was completed by the
discovery of the Higgs boson in 2012. This gives us a map of the
invisible world of subatomic physics. But what does the map reveal, what
lies beyond its limits and what are the latest experiments telling us?


Jon is a physics professor at University College London who works on the
Atlas experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider. He won the Chadwick
prize of the Institute of Physics in 2013 for his “pioneering
experimental and phenomenological work in high-energy particle physics,
especially in the understanding of hadronic jets”.