On the cusp of a new era
Associate Professor Christopher Tully is one of the faculty members involved in the next generation of elementary particle experiments at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN (Geneva, Switzerland). The results of these experiments will challenge our basic intuition of what makes the laws of physics tick. Of particular importance is how the concept of mass and charge emerge at the subatomic level. The Large Hadron Collider is going into operation this year, and significant new physics results may emerge in 2009.