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Jimmy Holloway
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Jimmy Holloway

Nov 23, 2013

James ‘Jimmy’ Holloway is a third year PhD student working at University College London (UCL) in the field of plasma accelerator physics. He is a member of the Advanced Wakefield Experiment (AWAKE) being carried out at CERN.  When I was a teenager I was a very tricky student to have in your science class. On what plasma accelerator physics is Accelerator physics is the...

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Adam Davison
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Adam Davison

Nov 23, 2013

  Adam Davison is a Research Associate with the High Energy Physics Group working at University College London, analysing data from the Large Hadron Collider experiment at CERN.  Adam’s work is on the ATLAS experiment, searching for the Higgs Boson.     We’ve discovered a new particle and that’s fine.  People can kind of see discovering something new is interesting. On getting interested in...

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Marcus Chown
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Marcus Chown

Nov 17, 2013

  Marcus Chown is a best-selling science writer and journalist.  He is currently the cosmology consultant for New Scientist magazine and his books, including ‘We Need to Talk About Kelvin’ and ‘Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You’, are regularly in the popular science charts. He graduated from the University of London with a first in physics and later gained a Master of Science in astrophysics...

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