7.00pm to 8.30pm, Tuesday 11 August
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Modern cosmology has allowed physicists to explain the history of the Universe from the first tiny fraction of a second until today. But what’s next?
This talk will explore how, even though we as humans have no chance of changing how it all ends, we can at least begin to understand it.
Using results from the most powerful telescopes and particle colliders, Katie Mack describes how small tweaks to our incomplete understanding of reality can result in starkly different predictions of how the Universe will end.
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Katie Mack is a theoretical astrophysicist and one of the most popular scientists on Twitter, with more than 330,000 followers.
Throughout her career as a researcher at Caltech, Princeton, Cambridge, Melbourne and now North Carolina State University, she has studied dark matter, black holes, cosmic strings and the formation of the first galaxies.
As a science writer, she has been published by Slate, Time, and Scientific American, as well as having a regular column in Cosmos magazine.
Her latest book 'The End of Everything' is available now on Amazon and in all good bookstores.
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