Martin Heigan

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The mystery of dark matter - CANCELLED

THIS LECTURE IS CANCELLED CONFORM THE HEALTH GUIDELINES FROM THE DUTCH GOVERNMENT

Did you realize that 85% of the universe’s matter is completely unknown to us? Astronomers and particle physicists grope in the dark about so called ‘dark matter’. This type of matter is invisible and hardly interacts with ordinary matter. Still, observations confirm it must exist. This lecture by particle physics phenomenologist Melissa van Beekveld Msc (Radboud University) unravels some of the mysteries of dark matter and explains how it can be detected: by means of a particle accelerator, by a super sensitive detector or by looking at the universe