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SLAC Public Lecture: The Hunt for Hidden Dimensions

The obervable universe as depicted with logarithmic scale. Credit: Unmismoobjetivo

The obervable universe as depicted with logarithmic scale. Credit: Unmismoobjetivo

Extra dimensions of space may be present in our universe. Their discovery would dramatically change our view of the cosmos and would prompt many questions. How do they hide? What is their shape? How many are there? How big are they? Do particles and forces feel their presence?

JoAnne Hewett, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory explains the concept of dimensions and show that current theoretical models predict the existence of extra spatial dimensions which could be in the discovery reach of present and near-term experiments.

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is one of 10 Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science laboratories and is operated by Stanford University on behalf of the DOE.

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