The Atom Smashers
Thursday 09th October 2008 from 16h15 to 18h15
Salle 1 / Auditorium
- Directed by
- Clayton Brown, Monica Ross
- Written by
- Clayton Brown , Monica Ross
- Produced by
- 137 Films
Documentary, United States, 2008, 81 min
Did the american government slow down scientific research in the USA?
A group of American physicists lead the international search for the Higgs boson - the "god particle" - while struggling with a government and culture perhaps at odds with scientific progress, an aging four-mile long machine, as a more powerful European accelerator (CERN's LHC) was beeing built. Will they find the Higgs in time?
Debate with :
- Ursula Bassler, director and physicist at CEA