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Dark Matter Day at UC Irvine – Space Chunks Live
Dark matter is a major focus of research of many members of the UCI Center for Cosmology. So much so that it could be thought of as a “Center for Dark Matter.” Learn about a wide cross-section of it at our Dark Matter Day event!
Hosts: Prof. Kev Abazajian and Michael Sean Wright, with Space Chunks Live!
- Prof. Jonathan Feng – on FASER, a UC Irvine developed dark photon (and dark matter) experiment recently commissioned at CERN in Switzerland/France.
- Prof. Daniel Whiteson – LHC experimentalist whose research includes dark matter searches at the ATLAS collider detector at CERN.
- Astrophysics Graduate Student and science communicator Sophia Gad-Nasr, working on self-interacting dark matter.
- Prof. James Bullock – Dean of the School of Physical Sciences and professor doing research in galaxy formation and dark matter’s effects on galaxies.
Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Physical Sciences Plaza in front of F. Reines Hall