Event Library

Are We Really Made of Quarks?

Lecture presented by: Professor Jerome I. Friedman
Date: April 4, 2017
Location: Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico City

The answer to the question, “Are we really made of quarks?”, is yes; but physicists did not arrive at this answer easily. The quark model, which embodied a radically new conceptual view of the structure of matter,

Manipulating Atoms with Lasers

Lecture presented by: Claude Cohen-Tannoudji
Date: December 8, 2016
Location: Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic

Light is an essential source of information on the world around us, not only at the microscopic scale of atoms and molecules, but also at the very large scale of the universe. It appears now that light