physics is poised to take a great leap forward in coming years. An extraordinary instrument - the Large
Hadron Collider, or LHC - will enable us to see whether some gorgeous ideas
about the ultimate laws of physics describe reality correctly. Nature has given us hints: Is she
teaching, or teasing? In a
multimedia presentation including rap video, spectacular images, some amazing
ideas, and a few jokes, I'll demonstrate why this is an especially exciting
time to be a physicist - or a curious person.