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Willocq named 2020 UMass Amherst Spotlight Scholar

UMass Amherst particle physicist Stephane Willocq has been interested in big-picture science since he was a teenager. Curious about the laws of nature and how they impact what we know about our world, he was drawn to study how things worked on a fundamental level and how the very small connects with the very large. As the deputy physics coordinator of the ATLAS experiment at CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) in Switzerland, Willocq’s work on the very small leads toward revolutionary breakthroughs in science, the search for new phenomena and his involvement in the largest physics collaboration in the world. Read more.