Public lecture by Chad Finley
Date: Thursday 30 March 2023
Time: 18.15 – 19.15
Location: Oskar Klein Auditorium (FR4), AlbaNova University Centre, Roslagstullsbacken 21
Title: Seeing the High-Energy Universe with Neutrinos
Zoom link: https://stockholmuniversity.zoom.us/j/61751890543
The neutrino is famously known as the "ghost particle", because it so rarely interacts with matter. Born in nuclear reactions in stars and galaxies, trillions of neutrinos pass through you every second without touching a single atom. Yet while it is hard to detect them, it is not impossible. A giant detector buried two kilometers deep in the ice at the South Pole can record the rarest interactions of neutrinos with matter. In this talk I will describe the IceCube Observatory and some of the extreme objects in the Universe that it can see using neutrinos.
Last updated: February 10, 2023