Events List Sorted by Country

Dark Matter Day 2017

This is a list of all the great Dark Matter Day events from 2017.

Online events:

      • Oct. 23, 2017 – Facebook Live – Inside SLAC’s LUX-ZEPLIN, California, USA
      • Oct. 23, 2017 – Facebook Live: Gizmodo Invites You to Dark Matter, New York City, New York – *UPDATE: View the video online.*
      • Oct. 30, 2017 – Dark Matter Day: Q&A Facebook Live, 11  a.m to 12 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (3 p.m. GMT), University of Tennessee, USA
      • Oct. 30, 2017 – Dark Matter Live Webcast from SNOLAB, 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (5 p.m. to 5:30 GMT), Ontario, Canada
      • Oct. 30, 2017 – Dark Matter Day Reddit AMA from Berkeley Lab, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (6 p.m. GMT), Berkeley, California, USA
      • Oct. 31, 2017 – Facebook Live from the Royal Astronomical Society in London, 10 a.m. GMT, London, England, UK
      • Oct. 31, 2017 – Facebook Live from Boulby Mine, 1:30 p.m. GMT, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England, UK
      • Oct. 31, 2017 – CERN Facebook Live from the CAST Experiment, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. GMT+1, (2 p.m. to 3 p.m. GMT), Geneva, Switzerland
      • Oct. 31, 2017 – Inside the Lab: Facebook Live Tour of Fermilab’s Lab G, 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Central Daylight Time (3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. GMT), Batavia, Illinois, USA
      • Oct. 31, 2017 – Facebook Live – Inside SLAC’s LSST Camera Clean Room, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (5:30 p.m. GMT), Bay Area, California, USA
      • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dr. Sarah Malik Dark Matter Reddit AMA, 2 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (6 p.m. GMT), London, England, UK
      • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter: INFN Facebook Live, 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. GMT+1 (6 p.m. to 6:30 pm. GMT), Genova, Italy
      • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day in Latin America, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. GMT, Santiago, Chile; Medellín, Colombia; Lima, Peru

Full list of events

Austria

  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day 2017, Vienna, Austria

Belarus

  • Oct. 28, 2017 – Lecture “Dark matter in the universe” / Лекция “Темная материя во Вселенной,” Vitebsk, Belarus

Brazil

  • Oct. 19, 2017 – Dia da Matéria Escura, Cidade Industrial, Brazil
  • Oct. 28, 2017 – Dark Matter Mystery, São Paulo, Brazil

Canada

  • Oct. 17, 2017 – Science Cafe: Can Pop Culture Make Science More Relevant? Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
  • Oct. 19, 2017 – Dark Matter Planetarium Show: A Cosmic Puzzle, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
  • Oct. 23, 2017 – Dark Matter Day @ Queen’s, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • Oct. 27, 2017 – AstroNight: Dark Matter Day, Montréal, Quebec, Canada
  • Oct. 28, 2017 – Dark Matter Pop-up at the Market, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
  • Oct. 28, 2017 – Phantom of the Universe: The Hunt for Dark Matter, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Oct. 30, 2017 – Dark Matter Live Webcast from SNOLAB, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
  • Nov. 2, 2017 – Dark Matter and Bubbles, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Chile

  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day in Latin America, Santiago, Chile

China

  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day in Shanghai, Shanghai, China
  • Nov. 05, 2017 – Dark Matter Day in Beijing, Beijing, China

Colombia

  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day in Latin America, Medellín, Colombia

Cyprus

  • Nov. 3, 2017 – Dark Energy – Dark Matter, Nicosia, Cyprus

France

  • Oct. 28, 2017 – Conférence-débat “N’ayez pas peur du noir ! Ou le côté obscur de l’Univers,” Ollioules, France
  • Oct. 28, 2017 – Présentation du spectacle pour planétarium “Fantôme de l’Univers,” Ollioules, France
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Conférence sur “La matière noire,” Lectoure, France
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – N’ayez pas peur de la matière noire! Marseille, France

Germany

  • Oct. 13, 2017 – Art Meets Science: Dark Matter, Hamburg, Germany
  • Oct. 30, 2017 – Astronomie trifft Teilchenphysik, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Oct 30, 2017 – Dark Matter Day, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Oct. 30, 2017 – Dark Matter Day, Aachen, Germany
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter – Art Meets Science at DESY, Hamburg, Germany
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

India

  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Seminar on Recent Trends in Dark Matter Research, Kerala, India
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day Celebration, Kolkata, India
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day at NISER, Odisha, India
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – MeV scale dark matter signatures at neutrino experiments, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Ireland

  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (Matter), Dublin, Ireland

Italy

  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Materia Oscura In Sardegna, Monserrato, Cagliari, Italy
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Enlightening the Dark, Forlì, Italy
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter: INFN Facebook Live, 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. GMT+1 (6 p.m. to 6:30 pm. GMT), Genova, Italy
  • Dec. 4, 2017 – The Dark Side of the Universe: Theories and Visions, Frascati, Italy

Mexico

  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Día de la Materia Oscura, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – El Universo Invisible que Merodea en Sombras …, Miahuatlán, Oaxaca, Mexico

Norway

  • Oct. 30, 2017 – Astronomy on Tap Dark Matter Special, Uhørt, Oslo, Norway

Peru

  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day in Latin America, Lima, Peru

Russia

  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day in Dubna. День темной материи в Дубне., Dubna, Russia
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Что такое тёмная материя?, Нижегородская область, Россия
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – “Phantom Of The Universe. The Hunt For Dark Matter” | “Призраки Вселенной. Охота на темную материю,” Kaluga, Russia
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day: Don’t be afraid of the dark/День Темной Материи. Не бойся темноты, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Spain

  • Oct. 20, 2017 – Conferencia: El Lado Oscuro de la Materia, Granada, Spain
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Día de la Materia Oscura, Castellón, Spain
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day at University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Contest: Dark Matter and the mysteries of the Universe, Santander, Cantabria, Spain
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day at CIEMAT, Madrid, Spain
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day in Spain: ‘Phantom of the Universe’ Planetarium film + introduction talks, Valencia, Castellón and Granada, Spain
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – En busca del lado oscuro del Universo (Searching the Dark Side of the Universe), Madrid, Spain

Sweden

  • Oct. 30, 2017 – Universums mörka materia: en berättelse i fyra delar, Uppsala, Sweden

Switzerland

  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day at CERN, Meyrin, Switzerland
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – CERN Facebook Live from the CAST Experiment, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. GMT+2, (1 p.m. to 2 p.m. GMT), Geneva, Switzerland

United Kingdom (Events in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales)

-England-

  • Oct. 27, 2017 – Cubs and Brownies Stargazing with a Dark Matter Theme, Didcot, England, UK
  • Oct 30, 2017 – Dark Matter Day 2017: Don’t be afraid of the dark! Egham, Surrey, England, UK
  • Oct. 30, 2017 – Dark Matter Day at the University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England, UK
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – The Dark Side of KCL Physics, Strand, London, England, UK
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Seeing the Unseen, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Seeing the Invisible: Why do we think dark matter is there and how do we find it? Durham, England, UK
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark matter: The unusual suspects, Nottingham, England, UK
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day Symposium, Piccadilly, London, England, UK
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day at Oxford Physics, Oxford, England, UK
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day Talking Science Lecture and Family Workshop, Daresbury, England, UK
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Discussion Group on Dark Matter(s), London, England, UK
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day: Meet the Expert & Planetarium Show, Birmingham, England, UK
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Public Lecture on Dark Matter, Bristol, England, UK
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – MiniBooNE-DM, Search for Accelerator-Produced sub-GeV Dark Matter Particles, London, England, UK
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Public Lecture on Dark Matter, Bristol, England, UK

-Northern Ireland-

Oct 30, 2017 – Phantom of the Universe: The hunt for dark matter, Armagh, UK

-Scotland-

  • Oct. 30, 2017 – Cafe Scientifique, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Public Astronomy Evening: DARK MATTER DAY SPECIAL, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

-Wales-

  • Nov. 8, 2017 – The Dark Universe: A Guide to Dark Matter, Swansea, Wales, UK

United States

California

  • Oct. 18, 2017 – Nerd Nite SF #89: Brain Science, Neon Signs, and Dark Matter! San Francisco, California, USA – *UPDATE: View a PDF or a PowerPoint slides from this event*
  • Oct. 23, 2017 – Facebook Live – Inside SLAC’s LUX-ZEPLIN, Menlo Park, California, USA
  • Oct. 25, 2017 – Dark Matter Day: WISRD @ Wildwood School, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Oct. 25, 2017 – Dark Matter Explained, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Oct. 27, 2017 – Grounds for Science: Search for Dark Matter, Emeryville, California, USA
  • Oct. 29, 2017 – Chasing a “Phantom”: Our Hunt for Dark Matter, Oakland, California, USA
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – How to Detect Dark Matter: A Scientist’s Story, San Francisco, California, USA
  • Nov. 5, 2017 – Searching for Dark Matter Particles in a Gold Mine, Berkeley, California, USA
  • Nov. 7, 2017 – Dark Matter as Art – Film Screening and Artist & Scientist Panel, Berkeley, California, USA
  • Nov. 9, 2017 – SuperCDMS (Cryogenic Dark Matter Search) – Lab Tour, Berkeley, California, USA

Indiana

  • Oct. 31, 2017 – The Dark Night Rises, South Bend, Indiana, USA

Illinois

  • Oct. 10, 2017 – The Dark Side of the Universe, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Oct. 17, 2017 – The Dark Side of the Universe, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Oct. 24, 2017 – The Dark Side of the Universe, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Oct. 28, 2017 – Dark Matter Day – Palatine, Palatine, Illinois, USA
  • Nov. 5, 2017 – Pregunte a un Científico, Batavia, Illinois, USA

Kansas

  • Oct. 27, 2017 – Spooky Dark Matter: The Ghostly Stuff That Binds the Universe, Lawrence, Kansas, USA

Maryland

  • Oct. 5, 2017 – What Lurks in the Dark? An Exploration of Dark Matter, Baltimore, Maryland, USA – *UPDATE: View a PDF, PowerPoint slides, and additional resources from this event*

New York

  • Oct. 24, 2017 – The Dark Universe: Exploring the Mysterious Invisible Forces Rippling Through the Cosmos, West Sayville, New York, USA
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter: From the WIMP Paradigm to Hidden Sectors, Hamilton, New York, USA

Pennsylvania

  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter Day at Penn State, State College, Pennsylvania, USA

South Dakota

  • Oct. 30, 2017 – Is Dark Matter a Mirage? Vermillion, South Dakota, USA
  • Oct. 30, 2017 – Shedding Light on Dark Matter, Lead, South Dakota, USA

Tennessee

  • Oct. 30, 2017 – Dark Matter Day: Q&A Facebook Live, 11  a.m to 12 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (3 p.m. GMT), University of Tennessee, USA

Texas

  • Oct. 29, 2017 – Public Lecture: The Dark Side of the Universe Made Simple, Dallas, Texas, USA
  • Oct. 31, 2017 – Dark Matter “Rocks” Hunt, Dallas, Texas, USA

Wisconsin

  • Oct. 18, 2017 – Dark Matter: Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
  • Nov. 1, 2017 – Science on Tap-Madison: Did the universe pour us a stout? Madison, Wisconsin, USA