Public Lecture: Microwaves in the Cosmos - How old is our Universe?

Scheck, M. (Examiner), Stuart Reid (Examiner)

Activity: Types of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar


The lecture is intended for the general public, in particular pupils. The Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) will be introduced as echo of the Big Bang. In the lecture the experiments to observe the CMB are eliucidated and the consequences of the experimental finding highlighted. These finding determine the age of our universe but also the matter (visible and dark) and energy content (dark energy) of our universe.
Period27 Apr 2017
Degree of RecognitionRegional