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Deep Underground Science at Boulby Mine: The search for dark matter and beyond...

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19:00 – 20:00 24 Jun 2013
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Memorial Hall, St Peter’s School, York, YO30 6AB

Speakers: Dr. Sean Paling

'Deep Underground Science at Boulby Mine: The search for DARK MATTER and beyond...' by Dr Sean Paling, research associate at the University of Sheffield and the manager and science coordinator for the Boulby Underground Science facility. Boulby Mine is Britain’s deepest mine, near Whitby and on the edge of the North Yorkshire moors.

Astronomers are convinced there is much more out in space than meets the eye. As well as the stars and galaxies we can see on a clear night, observations suggest there is much more matter out there that we cannot see.  This is known as dark matter - the missing mass in the universe - and the race is on to find out exactly what it is.

Admission is free, but tickets are required. Light refreshments provided. To reserve tickets please email events@st-peters.york.sch.uk or phone 01904 527300.

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Co-sponsored by: St. Peter's School York/Ogden Trust/Rotary Club of York Vikings
Organised by: IOP Yorkshire Branch
Contact details: David Morris
events@st-peters.york.sch.uk

http://www.st-peters.york.sch.uk/stpeters_info.asp?pid=4&sid=320&ssid=1000


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