Physics masterclasses

April 1, 2017 all-day
iThemba LABS, Cape Town

Venue: Auditorium

During the coming weeks, high-school students around the world are invited to nearby research institutes and universities for a day-long programme to experience life at the forefront of basic research. These International Masterclasses give students the opportunity to become particle physicists for a day. During a Masterclass, participants work with data from experiments at CERN ́s Large Hadron Collider, or LHC, under the supervision of physicists. The Masterclasses this year are organized for March 1 through April 11 and will attract students from 52 countries worldwide. THE 13TH INTERNATIONAL MASTERCLASS EVENT, WILL TAKE PLACE AT ITHEMBA LABS ON APRIL 1ST, 2017. iThemba LABS has invited 48 learners from various high schools around the City of Cape Town. Dr Zinhle Buthelezi is looking forward to the event: “The students love the program. They are excited to work with real data from the LHC and to talk to physicists at CERN.”