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Wednesday 13 July 2016 at 20:00
CERN Council Chamber

The PHD Movie
(Piled Higher and Deeper)

Directed by Vahe Gabuchian; Writer : Jorge Cham
USA, 2011, 67 minutes

'Piled Higher and Deeper (PHD)' is a live-action adaptation of the popular web comic strip by Jorge Cham. With humor and heart, the film follows the personal journeys of two graduate students as they struggle to find their place in the confusing (and often hilarious) world of high-stakes Academic research.

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The PHD Movie 2
(Piled Higher and Deeper: Still in Grad School)

Directed by Iram Parveen Bilal; Writer : Jorge Cham
USA, 2015, 80 minutes

A comedy about life (or the lack thereof) in Academia. Two young scientists (a Quantum Physicist and a Molecular Biologist) search for significance in the high stakes world of Academic research.

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Wednesday 20 July 2016 at 20:00
CERN Council Chamber

Particle Fever

Directed by Mark Levinson
USA, 2013, 99 minutes

Follow six scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider, marking the start-up of the biggest and most expensive experiment in the history of the planet. As they seek to unravel the mysteries of the universe, 10,000 scientists join forces in pursuit of a single goal: to recreate conditions that existed just moments after the Big Bang and find the Higgs boson, potentially explaining the origin of all matter.

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