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Title: Dissecting the Science of "Angels and Demons" or Antimatter and Other Matters (Vernon W. Hughes Memorial Lecture)

Howard Gordon, a physicist from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory, and local educators will separate the science facts from the science fiction of “Angels & Demons,” a majmore »or motion picture based on Dan Brown’s best-selling novel. The film, which opens nationally in theaters today, focuses on a plot to destroy the Vatican using antimatter stolen from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European particle physics laboratory CERN. Speakers will explain the real science of the LHC, including antimatter – oppositely charged cousins of ordinary matter with intriguing properties.« less
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Title: Dissecting the Science of "Angels and Demons" or Antimatter and Other Matters (Vernon W. Hughes Memorial Lecture)
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Publication Date: 2009-05-27
OSTI Identifier: 1013357
DOE Contract Number: AC02-98CH10886
Other Number(s): TRN: US1104116
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Conference: Brookhaven's Vernon W. Hughes Memorial Lecture Series, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York (United States), presented on May 27, 2009
Research Org: BNL (Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC); Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA)
Subject: 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS ; 73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS ; ANTIMATTER ; BNL ; CERN ; HADRONS ; PHYSICS
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:24:55
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27