A map of the invisible

7.00pm to 8.30pm, Tuesday 16 January

The Theatre

The Royal Institution of Great Britain GB United Kingdom W1S 4BS 21 Albemarle Street London

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  • Credit: Chris Wormell


Standard £16


Concession £10


Ri Members and Ri Patrons £7

Event description

Join pioneering physicist Jon Butterworth on a journey into the world of the unseen in search of atoms and quarks, electrons and neutrinos, the forces that shape the universe and the mysterious territory currently being explored at the energy frontier.

About the speakers

Jon Butterworth is the head of Physics and Astronomy at UCL. He works on the ATLAS experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider and has written several books on particle physics.

Lift out of service

Please note that the lift to the theatre on the first floor is currently out of service. Please contact us on events@ri.ac.uk if you have any concerns about access.


The doors will open at approximately 6.30pm, with a prompt start at 7.00pm. There will be time for questions after the talk.

Latecomers will be admitted to the gallery.

Book signing

Copies of Jon's book, A map of the invisible, will be available for purchase and signing following the talk.


This event will be filmed and on the Ri Channel within a few months. Subscribe for free to hear when new videos are released.

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