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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

Audacity Prize

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

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