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PERIMETER INSTITUTE RECORDED SEMINAR ARCHIVE

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International Summer School for Young Physicists is a national two-week summer school designed to capture the scientific imagination of grade 11 students (secondaire V in Quebec) and nurture their passion for physics through an exploration of the fascinating mysteries of our universe.

Organizer(s): Richard Epp   Julie Taylor  

Collection URL: http://pirsa.org/C08016


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What's Blowing up the Universe?
Speaker(s): Mark Wyman
Abstract: The reason cosmologists have a job is that the Universe as a whole -- the stuff between planets and stars and galaxies -- is, despite first appearances, a pretty interesting place. The strangest fact about it is that it's expanding, and always has been, as far as we know (and though Einstein's theor... read more
Date: 19/08/2008 - 9:00 am
Collection: ISSYP 2008

The Mystery of Dark Matter
Abstract: In the 1980’s when Vera Rubin was analyzing how stars in galaxies revolve around the galactic core, she made an incredible discovery. The stars where moving much faster than anyone expected. This discovery helped open up a door in physics whose implications are far stranger than the best plot in a... read more
Date: 19/08/2008 - 10:30 am
Collection: ISSYP 2008

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