A LIGHT TOUR OF THE DARK SECTOR – Seminar by Giovanni Cantatore – Thursday 30th November 2023

A brief historical introduction will start  the light tour of the Dark Sector, to understand how we became aware of it existence, then we will explore, from a broad perspective, a few of the many scientific efforts attempting to unravel its mysteries and extend our knowledge of the Universe. We will make the acquaintance of “yet-to-be-discovered”  exotic subatomic entities such as Axions, WIMPs and Chameleons, but we will also learn about the incredibly sophisticated experimental techniques which have been invented to search for these and other elusive phenomena. The tour will end with few answers and many open questions, possibly leaving an even stronger sense of awe at the mysteries of the Universe.

Date: Thursday, 30th November 2023

Time:  6:30 PM

Place: Sala Cappella, ex Ospedale Militare, via Fabio Severo 40

Language: English

Info: Programme

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Giovanni Cantatore is Associate Professor of Experimental Physics at the University of Trieste



BEYOND BONES – Applying Innovative Scientific Approaches to Paleontology and Archaeology – Wednesday 11th October 2023

Data: Mercoledì 11 ottobre 2023

Orario: 14:30 – 19:00

Luogo: Sala Cappella, ex Ospedale Militare, via Fabio Severo 40

Lingua: inglese

Info:  locandina evento e programma

Embark on a journey through paleontology and archaeology, where the past meets the future. Aimed at researchers and University students, this symposium explores several stimulating techniques, ranging from proteomics to isotope analysis and X-ray imaging. These methods, which continue to be subjects of ongoing research in physics and chemistry, promise to reshape our understanding of the past. Eminent speakers will discuss the most recent developments and new imaging methods for paleontology and archaeology.