Dark Matter by Meridian Project

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Dark Matter Multimedia Performance

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Meridian Project is pleased to announce the premiere of DARK MATTER, a multimedia performance exploring cutting edge research in dark matter detection. Dr. Jeremy Chapman, a recent graduate of Brown University’s Particle Astrophysics Group, will discuss the latest developments in dark matter research in combination with new music written and performed by Joshua Lantzy, Jacob Richman, Jamie Topper, and Kirsten Volness, and new video/projections by Caroline Doherty and Jacob Richman complemented by the planetarium’s Zeiss star projector.

April 25 and 26, 2014
2 pm and 7 pm (doors 6:30)
Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI
Tickets: $3 | Donations accepted in support of the artists
Children under age 4 are not permitted in the planetarium.
Cash only at the door, seating is limited—first come, first served

About Jeremy Chapman:

JEREMY CHAPMAN recently completed his PhD in the particle astrophysics group at Brown University. Jeremy earned his B.S. in Physics and B.S. in Computer Engineering with a minor in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University in 2007. Jeremy studies particle astrophysics both professionally as well as recreationally, believing that a fuller understanding of the Universe will foster a greater appreciation for one’s place within it. Currently he is working on the LUX experiment, the most sensitive dark matter detector in the world.

These performances are made possible in part by a grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, through an appropriation by the Rhode Island General Assembly and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Meridian Project is a multimedia concert and lecture series exploring topics in astrophysics and cosmology.

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Twitter: @MeridianRI

Author: Tim Blankenship

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