Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe | University of Oxford

Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe

Prof Lisa Randall, Frank B. Baird, Jr., Professor of Science, Harvard University
16:30 - 17:30
Clarendon Laboratory
Parks Road
Oxford
OX1 3PU

Martin Wood Lecture Theatre

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Prof Lisa Randall, Frank B. Baird Jr, Professor of Science, Harvard University will explore a speculative hypothesis in which the comet that may have triggered the mass extinction of the dinosaurs was dislodged from the Oort cloud at the edge of our solar system by a disk of dark matter.

Related Research: Physical Review Letters: Dark Matter as a Trigger for Periodic Comet Impacts