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Planetarium Talks: Dark Matter

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28.10.2021 - 7:00 pm
Menke-Planetarium Glücksburg (Fördestr. 37, 24960 Glücksburg)

Der Vortrag/The talk

Titel des Vortrags/Title of the talk

Dark Matter - The invisible agent of the universe

Über den Vortrag/About the talk

The Universe is full of structure from planets and starts to galaxies with billions of stars - like our own home the Milky Way. However it appears an important invisible ingredient is missing in the Universe - we call this ingredient Dark Matter 

Without Dark Matter the Universe could not form galaies like our Milky Way galaxy in its short(!) 14 billion year lifetime, and without Dark Matter galaxies would fall apart - it even appears that most of the Universe is made of dark matter!

I will talk about the role of Dark Matter in the universe, the evidence and searches for it, and why it is reminiscent of the problems that led physicist like Max Planck (from Kiel) and Niels Bohr (from Copenhagen) to formulate Quantum Mechanics. 

Der Referent/The speaker

Assoc. Prof. Mads Toudal Frandsen, SDU

Agenda

  • 19:00 Willkommen zu den  ‘Planetariumsgesprächen’/Welcome to the Planetarium talks
    Rainer Christiansen, H Flensburg & Horst-Günter Rubahn, SDU
  • 19:10  Dark Matter - The invisible agent of the universe,
    Mads Toudal Frandsen, SDU
  • 20:00 „Das Phantom des Universums“, Thema Dunkle Materie, ESO Dome Präsentation
  • 20:30 Diskussion/Discussion

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