PubSci Science Café and Conversation: The Dark Universe

Brookhaven Lab scientists and collaborators to discuss Dark Matter and Dark Energy

PubSci - The Dark Universe
EVENT: PubSci, Brookhaven National Laboratory's science café and conversation series, is celebrating Dark Matter Day at the pub, with an event on October 24 entitled, “The Dark Universe.” The evening will include discussion and a Q&A with physicists and cosmologists on the mysteries of dark matter, including:

  • Why is the universe expanding faster and faster?
  • What is the invisible matter filling all the galaxies?
  • How do we search for something we can’t see?

All are welcome to come, join the conversation, and talk about science in plain language with: 

PubSci Scientists
  • Paul O'Connor, Senior Scientist, Instrumentation Division, Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • Neelima Sehgal, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Stony Brook University
  • Paul Stankus, Staff Physicist, Physics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Bluestone Tavern in West Sayville will provide a casual setting for a conversation on the mysterious invisible forces rippling through the cosmos. Admission is free, and seating is first come, first served. Menu and bar items will be available for purchase.

WHEN: 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24, 2017

WHERE: Bluestone Tavern, 21 Montauk Hwy, West Sayville, NY 11796

DETAILS: PubSci is a science café presented by Brookhaven National Laboratory's Stakeholder and Community Relations Office. PubSci brings expert scientists to public venues to discuss cutting-edge topics and research in an informal setting.

To download the PubSci poster or let us know you're coming, please visit the PubSci website.

RSVPs do not guarantee seats, but you will get a bonus raffle ticket.

Media interested in attending are asked to RSVP to Tara Shiels,, (631) 344-2400.

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