UW-Madison: Second Higgs lecture scheduled to accommodate demand

CONTACT: Jill Sakai, 608-262-9772, [email protected]; Janet Kelly, 608-890-1491, [email protected]

MADISON – Due to overwhelming interest, a second lecture on the discovery of a new physics particle has been added for tomorrow evening, Friday, Sept. 21, at 6 p.m.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Enrico Fermi and Vilas Professor of Physics Sau Lan Wu will be presenting “Discovery of the Higgs – the God Particle” tonight, Sept. 20, at 4 p.m. and tomorrow, Sept. 21, at 6 p.m. in the H. F. DeLuca Forum at the Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery at 330 N. Orchard St.

Both lectures are free and open to the public. Tonight’s lecture can also be seen via a live streaming webcast that can accommodate up to 200 remote viewing sites. Information for accessing the webcast is available at https://discovery200.webex.com . Free registration and a software installation may be required. Technical questions about the webcast should be directed to Alan Ruby at 608-225-2242 or [email protected].

Thursday’s lecture will also be recorded and a video will be available for viewing within a few weeks at http://www.discovery.wisc.edu.