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Dr Steve Myers returns to Queen's University Belfast for Large Hadron Collider and Higgs Boson lecture

BY AMANDA FERGUSON

A Belfast-born scientist who helped discover the so-called 'God Particle' is to return to the city to deliver a lecture on his work.

Dr Steve Myers will talk about The Large Hadron Collider And The Discovery Of The Higgs Boson at Queen's University Belfast on April 2 at 7.30pm.

Dr Myers, who is from Belfast and studied at Queen's, is in charge of all machines at CERN (European Organisation for Nuclear Research), including the famous Large Hadron Collider.

It made possible the recent discovery of Higgs Boson, the so-called 'God Particle', which gives mass to all matter in the universe.

John Womersley of the Science and Technology Facilities Council said: "Steve Myers is the man who made the Large Hadron Collider work."

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