Seeing the Unseen: Public Event

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 17:30 to 21:00


Main University Hall, HA on campus maps


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Discover the hidden wonders of the Universe

Join in with physicists from the University of Surrey celebrating International Dark Matter Day. Discover how cutting edge physics is allowing us to see the unseen in astronomy, quantum technologies, medical physics and much more.

Activities include demonstrations & activities with the researchers, talks, star gazing, arts & crafts and a mobile planetarium.


There will be demonstrations & activities visitors can tour around where researchers, and students will be on hand to show demos and talk about the lastest physics developments. These topics will range from quantum physics to medical applications, as well as lots about mysterious Dark Matter.


There will be a series of 30 minute talks by lecturers in the physics department about their latest research and how it is allowing us to see the unseen. Plus of course some discussing Dark Matter. Timetable will be avaliable soon.

Star Gazing

There will be oppotinuty to visit our telescope on campus, and see some of the telescopes we have at the University of Surrey. If the weather is clear we can do some observing of the night sky above Guildford. There will be constellation tours and you will have the chance to look through a telescope and see some images taken with our larger telescope.

Mobile Planitarium 

There will be a mobile Planitarium visiting from the University of Hertfordshire. Free tickets must be booked online before the event (this is will be available soon). Tickets will not be available on the night.


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