Astrophiz 31: Dr Elisabetta Barberio “What’s the Matter with Dark Matter” ~ Dr Ian Musgrave “What’s up Doc”9 Apr 2017, 04:45 UTC
Our feature interview is with Dr Elisabetta Barberio who explains a new Dark matter Experiment deep in a goldmine in South Eastern Australia.
Astrophiz 31 is available on iTunes and Soundcloud.
Elisabetta is a member of the Experimental Particle Physics Group at the University of Melbourne. Previously, she was a staff researcher at CERN, the European laboratory of Particle Physics. She was involved with data analysis in the OPAL experiment at the Large Electron Positron Collider at CERN, and has worked on the Higgs Boson and ATLAS, which is a particle physics experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN.
Dr Ian Musgrave in our regular feature, ‘What’s up Doc?’ tells us what to look for in the night sky this week using naked eye, binoculars or telescopes, and Jupiter is ruling our skies.
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Dr Brad Tucker and ANU astronomers launch a Citizen Science project and public search of the southern skies for the elusive ‘Planet Nine’ using data from the Skymapper telescope at Siding Springs in Australia.
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