56th Cherwell-Simon Lecture 2016 - Professor Lisa Randall, "Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe"

Date: 
13 May 2016 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Venue: 
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

Title: Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe

Professor Lisa Randall, Frank B. Baird Jr. Professor of Science, Harvard University will deliver Oxford Physics 56th Cherwell-Simon Lecture. She will explore a speculative hypothesis in which the comet that may have triggered the mass extinction of the dinosaurs was dislodged from the Oort cloud at the edge of our solar system by a disk of dark matter.

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ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS REQUIRED DUE TO EXPECTED HIGH DEMAND. ADMISSION IS WITH REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION ONLY.
Please register online at: Cherwell Simon Lecture 2016 (Eventbrite)

The lecture will be held in the Martin Wood Lecture Theatre. For those who are unable to secure a seat for the lecture theatre, the option is available to view the lecture via live-streaming in the Lindemann Lecture Theatre.

A drinks reception will follow the lecture at 17:30 approx.

For more information contact: 

Olivia Hawkes
email: olivia.hawkes@physics.ox.ac.uk
Tel: (01865) 272225