Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (Matter)
Hallowe’en Night 2017 – Tuesday 31st October, 18:30-20:00
Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) will hold a special event this Hallow’en Night exploring the spooky dark matter that surrounds us.
Tuesday 31st October has been designated as International Dark Matter Day – to coincide with Hallowe’en. DIAS’ event will take place from 6.30pm to 8pm at 10 Burlington Road, Dublin 4.
The evidence for Dark Matter (and the even more mysterious dark energy) has been steadily accumulating since the 1930s and we now believe that less than 5% of the universe is made of the “normal” matter that physicists study in the laboratory. The nature of the dark matter is one of the greatest mysteries in modern physics and will be discussed by the Directors of the DIAS schools of Cosmic Physics, Professor Luke Drury, and Theoretical Physics, Professor Werner Nahm as a dialogue between astrophysics and particle physics.
About School of Theoretical Physics, DIAS
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When & Where
- Oct 31, 2017
- 18:30 - 20:00
School of Theoretical Physics, DIAS
10 Burlington Road, Dublin 4, Ireland.