"Behold, we were shapen in asymmetry; and in imperfection did the universe conceive us." after Psalm 51, KJV
The conventional wisdom is that if you want to learn more about the early universe, you build a bigger telescope, and that if you want to learn more about subatomic particles, you build a bigger accelerator. I will talk about a third and complementary way to get at both sorts of questions: table-top precision measurement.
Limited attendance in Feynman Lecture Hall, 201 E. Bridge to first 100 people. All attendees must show valid Caltech ID upon entry. Join via Zoom: https://caltech.zoom.us/j/89237465190. Meeting ID: 892 3746 5190