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

Speaker
Professor Lisa Randall, Harvard University
Event date
Event time
16:30 - 17:30
Venue
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Clarendon Laboratory
University Science Area
Oxford
OX1 3PU
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

In the 56th Cherwell-Simon Lecture, Professor Lisa Randall, Frank B Baird Jr Professor of Science at Harvard University, will explore her 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.

A drinks reception will follow the lecture from 17:30.

Online registration is required for this event - admission is with registration confirmation only.