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American Museum of Natural History Presents: Neutrino Hunters with Ray Jayawardhana

December 9, 2013 @ 12:00 am

Renowned astrophysicist and award-winning author Ray Jayawardhana takes us on a thrilling journey into the shadowy world of neutrinos and the colorful lives of those who chase them. For more than 80 years, brilliant and eccentric scientists around the world have been searching for neutrinos—tiny but elusive subatomic particles with zero electric charge. Neutrinos may hold the secrets to the nature of antimatter and what the universe was like just seconds after the Big Bang, but they are extremely elusive and difficult to pin down—much like the scientists who doggedly pursue them.

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Date:
December 9, 2013
Time:
12:00 am
Event Category:

Venue

USA – New York
NY United States
Phone:
518-947-9451

Organizer

Julia Kramer
Phone:
2127695200
Email:
jkramer@amnh.org
Website:
amnh.org