Particle Fever is the remarkably popular account of humankind’s deepest exploration into the structure of matter. According to Kenneth Turan of the L.A. Times, Particle Fever is “so mind-bending you can almost feel your brain cells growing,” and it has earned a 95% “Fresh” rating at RottenTomatoes.com. After the screening, UC Berkeley physicist Dr. Surjeet Rajendran will provide insights into the making of the movie AND into the making of … everything else in the universe!
WHAT: What Are You Made Of? Special screening of 2013’s Particle Fever with expert commentary and Q&A
WHO: Surjeet Rajendran, Professor of Physics, UC Berkeley
WHEN: 8:30pm, Monday, July 21, 2014
WHERE: Cameo Cinema, 1340 Main Street, St. Helena, CA 94574 <http://goo.gl/maps/elyxH>
WHY: Because we’re curious creatures.
About the image: “The silicon strip tracker of the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) nears completion. Shown here are three concentric cylinders, each comprised of many silicon strip detetectors (the bronze-coloured rectangular devices, similar to the CCDs used in digital cameras). These surround the region where the protons collide.” http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/11/large_hadron_collider_ready_to.html
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