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Thu, Oct 19, 2017

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Phantom of the Universe  (Public Programs)

Join us as we showcase an exciting exploration of dark matter, from the Big Bang to its anticipated discovery at the Large Hadron Collider. See the first hints of its existence through the eyes of Fritz Zwicky, the scientist who coined the term "dark matter." From there explore the astral choreography witnessed by Vera Rubin in the Andromeda Galaxy and then plummet deep underground to see the most sensitive dark matter detector on Earth, housed in a former gold mine. Finally journey across space and time to the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, to learn how scientists around the world are collaborating to track down the constituents of dark matter.

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Location: Abrams Planetarium [map]
Price: $4 adults, $3.50 students and seniors, $3 children 12 and under
Sponsor: public
Contact: Abrams Planetarium
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