Cafe Inquiry #37--Thursday, November 29, 7:00 pm, Center for Inquiry-Indiana, 350 Canal Walk, Suite A, Indianapolis. Topic: The discovery of a new particle. Is it the Higgs? Why is it important?. Speaker: Dr. Daniela Bortoletto, Physics Department, Purdue University.
Prof. Bortoletto will discuss what the Higgs boson is, the methods used to observe the new particle, what signals were seen, and what research remains to confirm whether scientists this summer actually discovered the Higgs boson.