Talking Science: How alien invaders can change governments
06 May 2011
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Using ISIS, a world-leading particle accelerator and neutron source, to solve many of nature’s more curious problems.

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​​Chris Frost (ISIS) with the detector array for the Maps instrument. Maps has 16m2 of detectors, comprising almost 150,000 pixel elements.

 

Using ISIS, a world-leading particle accelerator and neutron source, to solve many of nature’s more curious problems. What connects cosmic rays, the observation of a 19th Century solar flare, the internet, a Belgian voting machine, aircraft autopilots and a natural ‘rain’ that contains no water? The answer to this question, and how a major facility here at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory is taking up the challenge presented by the answer, will be revealed in this talk by Instrument Scientist, Dr Chris Frost.

It is recommended for those 14+ and there is both a lunchtime lecture at 13:30 and an evening lecture at 19:00.

Event typeSeminar
Series titleTalking Science
Start date and timeFriday 06 May 2011, 13:30
EndFriday 06 May 2011, 21:00
LocationPickavance Lecture Theatre, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Maximum Audience130

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