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CERN physicists to teach Pinoys the secrets of the universe

You may not get to see the Large Hadron Collider, but this is likely the next best thing—and you won't need to endure any of Sheldon's Tuvan throat singing.
So let's cut to the chase: Scientists from CERN, along with other local and international physicists, are coming to the Philippines to deliver a series of lectures from March 31 to April 8 at the National Institute of Physics in UP Diliman.

Cutting-edge learning
The science program, called CERN Philippines School 2014, mainly caters to physics students, both graduate and undergraduate. The lecturers will be sharing knowledge of high-energy particle physics, both theoretical and experimental.

“Students will benefit from interaction with researchers at the cutting-edge of the field, and be exposed to state-of-the-art techniques and procedures for theoretical calculations, particle detection, and data analysis,” CERN's announcement said.

Free session for the general public
If you're intimidated by all the deep theoretical stuff, don't worry: there's an entire session on April 2 that's free for the general public.
Registration for the School ends on March 23. Attendees to the public events do not need to pay nor register, but for all other sessions, students are charged Php 300 while non-students are to pay Php 3,000.
CERN is the European Organization for Nuclear Research, most notably known for being the home of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the worlds largest and most powerful particle collider.
Among their people are physicists and engineers “probing the fundamental structure of the universe”. The CERN laboratory is located in the Franco-Swiss border near Geneva, Switzerland. — TJD, GMA News