Neutrino Hunters with Ray Jayawardhana

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.

This lecture takes place in the Space Theater in Hayden Planetarium. Following the lecture, Dr. Jayawardhana will sign copies of his book Neutrino Hunters: The Thrilling Chase for a Ghostly Particle to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe.

Event Price : $15 ($13.50 students, seniors) $12 for Members

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Neutrino Hunters with Ray Jayawardhana
Event Category: Lecture
When: December 9, 2013
Time: 7:30pm
Where: American Museum of Natural History
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