Dark Matter Day

HR MacMillan Space Centre 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Leading researchers from UBC Physics and Astronomy will take over the Planetarium Star Theatre at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre and present their research using novel visual displays to explain dark matter -- which is essentially invisible! If you can’t make it in person you can join in over Zoom.

Ars Scientia: An artist and a physicist walked into a glassblowing studio …

Virtual event

The UBC Ars Scientia collaboration brings together artists and scientists to identify fruitful areas for interdisciplinary work. I'll describe how it plunged this theoretical physicist into a messy (and fun!) glassblowing studio, why it saw me capturing explosions at 100,000 frames per second at the hospital, and how some serendipitous physics observations have taken me […]