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

4 May 2016

The 56th Cherwell-Simon Lecture will be delivered by Prof Lisa Randall, Frank B Baird Jr, Professor of Science, Harvard University at 16:30 on Friday 13 May 2016.

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

Prof Randall will explore a speculative hypothesis in which the comet that may have triggered the mass extinction of dinosaurs was dislodged from the Oort cloud at the edge of our solar system by a disk of dark matter.

The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception.

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Venue: Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Clarendon Laboratory, Parks Road