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Neutrino Hunters: Chasing a Ghostly Particle to Unlock Cosmic Secrets

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Date: Monday 27 July 2015
Venue: ATC101, ATC building Hawthorn Campus

Neutrino Hunters book cover

Move over Higgs — it's neutrino time. Take a thrilling journey into the shadowy world of these elusive particles as Jayawardhana recounts a captivating detective story with a colorful cast of characters and awesome cosmic implications.

Dean of Science and professor at York University in Toronto, Ray Jayawardhana is a renowned astrophysicist and award-winning science writer. His primary research areas include extrasolar planets, brown dwarfs and star formation. With over 100 scientific papers to his credit, Jayawardhana also has written for The Economist, New York Times and Scientific American. He is the author of Strange New Worlds and Neutrino Hunters.


This is a Selby Fellowship Lecture.

 

Guest Presenter

Dr Ray Jayawardhana, Dean of Science and Professor of Physics & Astronomy at York University, Canada