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The Division of Science strives to provide faculty, students, and staff with the necessary resources to achieve excellence in scholarship and research. Comprised of 230 faculty members and 21 academic departments and units, the Division of Science has more than 1.5 million square feet of space dedicated to scientific research and teaching.

Faculty, students and staff have access to world-class research facilities, instrumentation, funding support, and a variety of workshops, seminars, and lectures. These resources are supported by the Division with the goal of advancing scientific knowledge and inspiring real-world solutions for current and future scientific challenges.

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Neekeyfar Lecture Series presented by Juan Maldacena

Neekeyfar Lecture Series presented by Juan Maldacena

October 21, 2014
The Neekeyfar Lecture Series on Math and Science presents: “The Symmetry and Simplicity of the Laws of Physics and the Higgs Boson” by Juan Maldacena, Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics of The Institute for Advanced Study
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 7:00PM
Pfizer Lecture Hall B23, Mallinckrodt Chemistry Lab
Brought to you by the Harvard Student Advisory Board for Science and the FAS Dean of Science
Six decades of science as diplomacy

Six decades of science as diplomacy

October 16, 2014

When you think of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Switzerland, you may think of cutting-edge equipment and particles circling unimaginably fast, colliding into each other to make bosons and other elements of the secrets of the universe.

But you may not think of the people.

Of course they’re there, and essential — thousands of scientists and support personnel, including Harvard physicists and students, some of whom played important roles in the 2012 discovery of the Higgs boson, the heaviest and most elusive particle discovered so far.