Neutrino Hunters: A Thrilling Journey into a Shadowy World - Mississauga7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Ray Jayawardhana, PhD, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto
The incredibly small bits of matter we call neutrinos may hold the secret to why antimatter is so rare, how mighty stars explode as supernovae, what the universe was like just seconds after the big bang, and even the inner workings of our own planet. In Neutrino Hunters, I will take you on a thrilling journey into the shadowy world of neutrinos and the colorful lives of scientists chasing these elusive particles, recounting a captivating saga of scientific discovery and celebrating a glorious human quest. Hear what the next decade of neutrino hunting may hold in store.