Galaxy makers

04 July 2023 18:00 - 22:00 The Royal Society Free
A visualisation of the EAGLE supercomputer simulation of the formation of galaxies in a cold dark matter universe. (Image credit: The Virgo Consortium)

This event is part of the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition 2023.

Durham University will provide an explanation on why cosmologists believe in the existence of dark matter in the universe and its significance in the formation of galaxies. A unique opportunity to delve into the research methodologies focusing on the utilization of supercomputing simulations to study this intriguing phenomenon.

Attending the event

This drop-in activity will be held in the Wolfson 2 room on Tuesday 4 July 2023, 6pm — 10pm.

  • Free to attend
  • In person only
  • No registration required
  • Suitable for 18+
  • Travel and accessibility information - contact us directly to arrange any specific accessibility requirements
  • Food and drink will be available for purchase at our onsite café

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