The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World
If you missed the CCAPP Spring Lecture on Feb 20, 2013 given by Sean Carroll, you can now watch it online!
Watch the Lecture Online
(same lecture but given in London)
The "All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae" (ASAS-SN or "Assassin") project plans to change the way we look at the sky by (eventually) automatically surveying the entire visible sky every night down to about 17th magnitude, more than 10,000 times deeper than human eye.
David Weinberg is not only a distinguished professor at OSU, but is a renowned artist. For about a decade, Weinberg has collaborated with glass artist Josiah McElheny on five artistic projects -- massive sculptures that depict theoretical cosmic events, such as the Big Bang
Scientists speak a different language to present issues, argue points and convey information. B efore many of these equations make it into a research journal or textbook, they are written in marker, chalk or ink. They are scratched out, erased and rewritten...
What would it be like to peer billions of years into the past, viewing hundreds of millions of galaxies, some billions of light years away? What would it feel like to be part of a team trying to uncover the secrets of our universe?
While working with Astronomy Grad student Ben Shapee, Alex Talabere, a junior at Metro High School, finished out his internship with CCAPP by being a co-author of the astronomical telegram, "ASAS-SN Discovery of 3 Cataclysmic Variables"
Since its beginnings, CCAPP scientists have been fueled by tens of thousands of espresso shots, brewed with Luck Bros' Coffee. Locally owned and independently operated, Luck Bros'has recently honored this connection with a special roasting, aptly titled "Dark Energy"
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