Neutrino Hunters: A Thrilling Journey into a Shadowy World

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.

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  • KB

    Fascinating topic. Thanks for organizing.

    2 · March 6, 2014

    • Kevin S.

      Thanks KB but I didn't organize this one, it was part of a lecture series by the Royal Canadian Institute for the Advancement of Science.

      March 6, 2014

    • KB

      I meant the meet up event. Attended. Was pretty informative. Thanks again.

      March 6, 2014

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