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The Dark Side of the Universe with Dr. Katherine Freese
Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 05:15pm

Katherine FreeseThe Dark Side of the Universe

A talk by

Katherine Freese
University of Texas at Austin Professor of Physics
Jeff and Gail Kodosky Endowed Chair in Physics

Join Dr. Katherine Freese, Professor of Physics, National Academy of Sciences member and Jeff and Gail Kodosky Endowed Chair in Physics for this special Endowed Chair Lecture on Zoom.

The ordinary atoms that make up the known universe, from our bodies and the air we breathe to the planets and stars, constitute only 5% of all matter and energy in the cosmos. The remaining 95% is made up of a recipe of 25% dark matter and 70% dark energy. Hear firsthand from Dr. Freese, the evidence for the existence of the “dark side” of the Universe, the hunt to understand its nature, approaches to search for the particles that constitute the dark matter, and delve deeper into the question of the Dark Energy that is driving accelerated expansion of the Cosmos today.

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