Royal Institution Public Talk - Space oddities with Harry Cliff

Royal Institution Public Talk - Space oddities with Harry Cliff

Wednesday 27th March 2024 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm

The Royal Institution
21 Albermarle Street, London, London, W1S 4BS

Join University of Cambridge and CERN physicist Harry Cliff as he explores the cosmic anomalies currently perplexing scientists.

From particles of astonishing energies erupting from the depths beneath the Antarctic ice to enigmatic forces subtly tugging at the fundamental building blocks of matter, the universe offers us an ever-growing compendium of cosmic riddles. Notably, stars are hurtling away from us at velocities that challenge the boundaries of explanation, leaving scientists astounded by the inexplicable.

Harry will guide us on a journey that spans continents, introducing us to the brilliant minds who have dedicated their careers and reputations to unraveling the mysteries shrouding these cosmic anomalies. Are these cosmic quirks flukes of nature, or do they elude to the hidden parts of the universe we have yet to discover?

Through Harry’s trademark wit and wonder, he opens the door to the tantalizing possibility of untold cosmic realms waiting to be discovered.

Please note that this has already taken place on 27/03/2024

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