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A Deeper Understanding of the Universe from 2km Underground

Posted in Science & Technology
Apr 1, 2017

Art McDonald

A Deeper Understanding of the Universe from 2km Underground
by Art McDonald

Saturday, April 1, 2017
2:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Convocation Hall, Peter MacKinnon Building

Journey deep underground with Nobel Laureate Art McDonald (professor emeritus at Queen's University and Perimeter Institute board member) to learn how researchers created an ultra-clean lab in an active mine to obtain otherwise-impossible measurements to study fundamental physics, astrophysics and cosmology.

Free and open to everyone

Claim your tickets or watch it live online

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