The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN has already yielded deep insights into nature including the discovery of the Higgs boson. Later this year, it will start operating at its full energy of 14 TeV. What will it be searching for? What might it discover? This talk will explore the LHC in 2015 and its beyond.
Gravity is the force we most experience in daily life. It is also incredibly mysterious and challenging to understand at a fundamental level. This talk will explore some new ideas about the properties and nature of gravity and its connection to other facets of physics.