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Friday, January 11 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
The Universe is Expanding & Space is Wobbling - How Do We Know? (30)

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Hubble was the first to observe that our Universe is expanding but the truth was always in the stars when we look at the night sky! Join us in this hands-on workshop as we explore evidence for the expanding universe, determining its age, and determining how gravitational waves are changing our understanding!

Speakers
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Stuart Farmer

Head of Physics, Robert Gordon's College
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Miles Hudson

Perimeter Institute
For several years, I’ve been helping physics teachers to make their lessons more engaging and use simple activities to get across some pretty amazing physics. We’ve swung corks around our heads to discover dark matter, and predicted new particles to ‘win’ a Nobel prize.In... Read More →
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Tonia Williams

Perimeter Institute
Explore new and changing ideas about our universe alongside leading physicists. Perimeter Institute shares ideas with students, teachers, and like-minded people through programs and resources that communicate the power, joy, and mystery of science. Perimeter’s award-winning Outreach... Read More →
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James de Winter

University of Cambridge

Exhibitors
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Perimeter Institute

Perimeter Institute is a leading centre for scientific research, training and educational outreach in foundational theoretical physics. Founded in 1999 in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, its mission is to advance our understanding of the universe at the most fundamental level, stimulating... Read More →


Friday January 11, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Physics West SR1 (103)