Search by
See Filters
Dates
From:
To:

Neighborhood

 Manhattan

 Brooklyn

 Queens

 Bronx

 Westchester

 Rockland

 Fairfield

 Nassau

 Suffolk

 Staten Island

 Bergen

 All


Age Group

 0-2

 3-4

 5-8

 9-12

 13-17

 18 and older

All


Cost

 FREE

 Paid

 All


Category

 Arts & Crafts

 Classes for Kids

 Classes for Parents

 Fairs/Festivals

 Editor's Picks

 Halloween

 Historical/Cultural

 Library Events

 Movies

 Museums/Art Galleries

 Nature/Outdoors

 Shows

 Special Needs

 Sports

 Story Hours

 All

The Sci-Fi Universe with Brian Levine and Christina Pease

This event has already taken place. Click here for the latest events.

Add to Calendar 27-05-2014 27-05-2014 15 The Sci-Fi Universe with Brian Levine and Christina Pease Theoretical astrophysicist Katherine Freese ponders the question: What is the universe made of? The longest outstanding problem in all of modern physics, this question is the most important research topic in cosmology and particle physics today. Why? Because, it is clear, the bulk of the mass in the universe consists of a new kind of dark matter particle. Dark matter searches are three-pronged: with particle accelerators such as the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, in Geneva; in underground laboratory experiments worldwide; and with astrophysical searches of dark matter annihilation products. Currently there are claimed detections in multiple experiments - but they cannot possibly all be right. Still, excitement is building in the cosmology community that the nature of the dark matter particle may soon be revealed. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=162238 The American Museum of Natural History true DD/MM/YYYY

May 27, 2014
The American Museum of Natural History
New York
Adult
$15
Description: Theoretical astrophysicist Katherine Freese ponders the question: What is the universe made of? The longest outstanding problem in all of modern physics, this question is the most important research topic in cosmology and particle physics today. Why? Because, it is clear, the bulk of the mass in the universe consists of a new kind of dark matter particle. Dark matter searches are three-pronged: with particle accelerators such as the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, in Geneva; in underground laboratory experiments worldwide; and with astrophysical searches of dark matter annihilation products. Currently there are claimed detections in multiple experiments - but they cannot possibly all be right. Still, excitement is building in the cosmology community that the nature of the dark matter particle may soon be revealed.

Address: 200 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Phone: 2127695800
Website: www.amnh.org

If you go: Please tell them you saw this event on

Upcoming Events at The American Museum of Natural History:

  • Dark Universe - A New Hayden Planetarium Space Show - 11/02/13 - 12/31/18
  • New Permanent Exhibit: Titanosaur - 01/15/16 - 01/19/20
  • National Parks Adventure - 02/12/16 - 12/31/16
  • Dinosaurs Among Us - 03/21/16 - 01/02/17
  • American Museum of Natural History Presents: Dinosaurs Among Us - 03/21/16 - 01/02/17