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Build a Cloud Chamber Workshop

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14:00 – 16:00 25 Jul 2015
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Highland Institute for Contemporary Art, Dalcrombie,
Loch Ruthven,
IV2 6UA

Join this workshop and build a cloud chamber to enjoy the beauty of cosmic ray tracks and to see elementary particles!
A Diffusion Cloud Chamber will also be available to view and will be presented by Alan Walker from the University of Edinburgh.

The cloud chamber kits are provided by the University of Glasgow Particle Physics group, in association with SSERC and the University of Edinburgh.
In conjunction with…
Wilson Chamber Images: The aesthetic of the sub-atomic
CTR Wilson was the inventor of the cloud chamber and Scotland’s only Nobel laureate in Physics, winning the prize in 1927. The exhibition opens with a preview and a talk by Murdo Macdonald on the work of CTR Wilson on 4 July 7-9pm.

Event type: Workshop
Organised by: Institute of Physics and the Royal Meteorological Society
Contact details: For further details, contact Alison McLure (Alison.McLure@iop.org) or
Shona Mackie (shona.mackie@bristol.ac.uk)

http://www.h-i-c-a.org


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Highland Institute for Contemporary Art, Dalcrombie,
Loch Ruthven,
IV2 6UA
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14:00 – 16:00 25 Jul 2015
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