With the Hertz lectures DESY reminds on the merits of Heinrich Hertz: He provided evidence that electricity and magnetism are two manifestations of one force - electromagnetism. Heinrich Hertz was born in 1857 in Hamburg. Many aspects of current particle physics at DESY follow the ideas of Heinrich Hertz, with the aim to achieve a unified description of all forces of nature. The English-speaking lectures by internationally renowned scientists to give a broad audience insight into the modern basic research.


Mistakes on the way to a good idea: Peccei-Quinn Symmetry.
A tribute to Roberto Peccei