Nobel Laureate – free lecture at UWinnipeg

Dr. Art McDonald speaks June 1 at 7:30 pm

Photo by K. MacFarlane. Queen's University/SNOLAB

Photo by K. MacFarlane. Queen’s University/SNOLAB

Everyone is invited to attend a free lecture by the 2015 Nobel  Prize co-winner for Physics, Dr. Art McDonald, on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the University of Winnipeg.  His lecture title is Observing the Sun from two kilometers Underground.”

Dr. McDonald is Director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory, where he studies the sub-atomic particles that are basic building blocks of the universe. His research is conducted two kilometers  underground in one of INCO’s old mines. It is one of the most innovative and important scientific experiments being conducted in Canada today.

LECTURE DETAILS:

The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory: Observing the Sun from two km Underground

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

7:30 PM (doors open at 6:30 PM, rush seating)

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, University of Winnipeg

Free admission
Overflow seating available in rooms 4M47 + 4M31 with close circuit streaming.

UWinnipeg Assistant Professor Dr. Blair Jamieson has a direct connection to the Sudbury research.  Dr. McDonald directed Dr. Jamieson as he was researching his post doctorate at the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory, studying neutrino physics.

 

 

 

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MEDIA CONTACT

Diane Poulin, Senior Communications Specialist, The University of Winnipeg

P: 204.988.7135, E: d.poulin@uwinnipeg.ca

 

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