What do we know now about our universe? How did we get that knowledge? What are the enigmas that remain and how are we trying to solve them? In particle physics, our eternal enigma is a black box that Heisenberg tells us we can never enter. However, we can measure what goes in and what comes out of the box. On the farthest end of the spectrum, Steven shows how the universe is, in fact, like a glass of black beer!
Steven Goldfarb is a North American particle physicist, currently at the ATLAS Experiment at CERN, the European particle physics lab in Geneva, Switzerland. This is part of the Large Hadron Collider, that in 2012 confirmed the existence of the Higgs Boson. Alongside his hard science job Steven is a science communicator and a coordinator of the ATLAS Outreach & Education Initiative.
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