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Royal Canadian Institute Meeting Thursday March 6 - Neutrinos!

  • Mississauga Central Library, 301 Burnhamthorpe Road W. Mississauga (map)

Neutrino Hunters: A Thrilling Journey into a Shadowy World

Ray Jayawardhana, PhD, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto

The incredibly small bits of matter we call neutrinos may hold the secret to why antimatter is so rare, how mighty stars explode as supernovae, what the universe was like just seconds after the big bang, and even the inner workings of our own planet. In Neutrino Hunters, I will take you on a thrilling journey into the shadowy world of neutrinos and the colorful lives of scientists chasing these elusive particles, recounting a captivating saga of scientific discovery and celebrating a glorious human quest. Hear what the next decade of neutrino hunting may hold in store.

Note: Dr. Jayawardhana will be selling and signing his latest book "Neutrino Hunters".

MISSISSAUGA:Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. at Noel Ryan Auditorium, Ground Floor, Mississauga Central Library, 301 Burnhamthorpe Road W. Parking under the library is free after 6 p.m. Enter via the ramp accessed from the southbound lane on Duke of York Boulevard between City Centre Drive and Burnhamthorpe Road.