The final lecture of the day was on dark matter. Unfortunately I don’t have many pictures from this as my camera needed recharging. The lecturer was Dr Pawel Majewski. For further information click here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_matter Dark matter is mass that cannot be seen that seems to affect matter. Gravitational lensing involve gravitational fields bending the […]Read more "Particle Physics Masterclass 2012"
Particle Physics Masterclass Every year various colleges and research establishments put on Particle Physics Masterclasses and this year Rooksheath Year 13s were privileged to be able to attend the Particle Physics Masterclass at the Rutherford Appleton laboratory on the 15th of March. Rutherford Appleton Laboratory is near Didcot in Oxfordshire and supports research in areas […]Read more "Particle Physics Masterclass 2012"