Science Sundays: Ray Jayawardhana, "Neutrino Hunters: Chasing a Ghostly Particle to Unlock Cosmic Secrets"
Date: Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014
Location: Wexner Center Film/Video Theater
Host: College of Arts and Sciences
Ray Jayawardhana presents, "Neutrino Hunters: Chasing a Ghostly Particle to Unlock Cosmic Secrets".
Move over Higgs — it's neutrino time. Take a thrilling journey into the shadowy world of these elusive particles as Jayawardhana recounts a captivating detective story with a colorful cast of characters and awesome cosmic implications.
Dean of Science and professor at York University in Toronto, Ray Jayawardhana is a renowned astrophysicist and award-winning science writer. His primary research areas include the formation and early evolution of stars, brown dwarfs and planets.With more than 100 scientific papers to his credit, Jayawardhana also has written for The Economist, New York Times and Scientific American. He is the author of Strange New Worlds and Neutrino Hunters.
A reception will follow from 4-5 p.m. in the Wexner Cafe of Mershon Lobby.
For more information, visit the Science Sundays website.