Coming Up Soon
- 03/2019: ATOM Festival
There will be no talk by the ATOM Society in March, but members are invited to attend the Atom Festival of Science and Technology 2019. See http://www.atomfestival.org.UK/ for more information.
Members will be able to attend the talk on the evening of March 22. They will have to book the tickets through the festival web page, but will receive a booking code for a complementary ticket from the secretary on request.Continue reading →Please follow and like us:
- 04/2019: Multiverse (D. Kodwani)
Place and Time: Abingdon, Thursday 18 April 2019 from 19:00 for 19:30
King Charles Room, King’s Head and Bell, (10 E St Helen St, Abingdon OX14 5EA)
TITLE: The Big Bang and a Multiverse
Our current understanding of the universe relies on the big bang model that describes the beginning of the universe. This description, coupled with the evolution of the universe in time is known as the standard model of cosmology. In this talk I will explain exactly what cosmologists mean by the big bang and the standard cosmological model and what its limitations are. Attempts to address its limitations have led to ideas that suggest we may be living in a multiverse.
Speaker: Darsh Kodwani
Darsh Kodwani is a DPhil student in the Physics department at the University of Oxford. His research has focused on understanding gravity on broad range of scales – from the very early universe to the nature of black holes. Most recently he has been studying how the universe started to get to where it is today. When not doing physics you will find Darsh either on the football pitch or sitting somewhere watching football.Continue reading →Please follow and like us: