Date: 
April 20, 2019 3:15 pm
Event Category: 
Science Dome

Deep in the ice at the heart of Antarctica, the biggest and strangest detector in the world waits for mysterious messengers from the cosmos. Scientists are using tiny and elusive particles called neutrinos to explore the insides of stars and galaxies. These ghostly neutrinos give us an exclusive look into exploding stars and black holes.

In this 30-minute show, stunning views of the most extreme places in our universe, the galaxies around us, and the Earth and the Sun are the prelude to a thrilling journey inside the detector, looking for traces of neutrinos from when they collide with atoms in the ice. From one of the most remote locations on Earth to the unexplored regions of the cosmos, Chasing the Ghost Particle: From the South Pole to the Edge of the Universe will take you on a journey you will never forget. Chasing the Ghost Particle is a co-production of MPM and the Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center (WIPAC) of the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Pierce College Science Dome
Rainier Building, Room 263
Fort Steilacoom Campus
9401 Farwest Drive SW
Lakewood, WA  98498

Campus Location: 
Fort Steilacoom
Building: 
Rainier
Room Number: 
263
Event Contact Name: 
Hillary Stephens
Event Contact Email: 
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