Café & Kosmos — The Big Bang in a tunnel: New event series starts in Munich

In a relaxed atmosphere, interesting discussions about current research are now possible with the new event series ”Café & Kosmos“, which will start on 31st May 2010. The physicist Dr. Stefan Stonjek from the Max Planck Institute for Physics will give a short introduction about ”The Big Bang in a tunnel“, explaining what is happening in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the new particle accelerator at the CERN research centre in Geneva, Switzerland. This will be followed by an open discussion with the public.

The Café Jasmin at Steinheilstraße, Munich
Copyright: Universe Cluster/Barbara Wankerl

This evening will be the first of the new event series ”Café & Kosmos“, which aims to bring scientists and the lay audience together outside of scientific institutions: in the middle of Munich — and in a Café. This is the place where people meet in pleasant surroundings, chat, discuss big and small issues — and from 31. May once a month also science.

”Café & Kosmos“ is an initiative of the Exzellenzcluster Universe and the Max-Planck-Institutes for Physics, Astrophysics, and Extraterrestrial Physics. The second event will take place on 5. July 2010 with the astrophysicist Dr. Markus Kissler-Patig of ESO who will discuss the question ”Are we alone in the Universe? — Planets outside the solar system“.

What: Café & Kosmos — Der Urknall im Tunnel
When: 31 May 2010, 19:00
Where: Café Jasmin, Steinheilstraße 20 (U2, Theresienstraße)
Entrance free.
Please note that the event will be conducted in German.


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