2012, Week 25
Audio (MP3, 37Mb)
Presenter: Dr. Paul Doherty
Senior Scientist at the Exploratorium in San Francisco and
director of The Splo Museum (in SL)
A brief overview of what we know about dark matter, some history of when the idea arose, and current experiments designed to detect or otherwise figure out what dark matter is.
This talk was presented in Second Life in February, 2012.
Questions and comments can be posted on the discussion thread on Starship Asterisk; Dr. Doherty will answer a selection of questions posted by June 24, 2012.
PDF of slides (4Mb)
Files also available here: http://www.mica-vw.org/wiki/index.php/Dark_Matter