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Physics Students Treated to Fascinating Presentation on Discovery of Higgs Boson

Dr. Sergei Gleyzer – a colleague and friend of science teacher Mr. Saucedo – gave a fascinating presentation to physics students on his work in High Energy Physics (HEP) at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the CERN Laboratory in Switzerland.
Dr. Sergei Gleyzer has spent the last 7+ years at the LHC and is part​ of the team that discovered the Higgs Boson particle. His doctoral work focused on the detection of dark matter at the LHC.
 
Dr. Gleyzer revealed that within the next year, the LHC will ramp up in power, with hopes of detecting the most abundant, but elusive matter in the universe – dark matter which is ~84% of the total matter in the universe, according to the standard model.
 
The physics students were clearly enthralled by Dr. Gleyzer’s presentation and his research, remaining in their seats and asking questions well after the bell rang for their next class. 
 
Further information about Dr. Gleyzer’s research can be found in the link to his doctoral thesis below:
 
 
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