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Brighton Astro – Into the Darkness: Understanding the mysterious Dark Energy

August 1 @ 7:00 pm 9:30 pm

  • DOORS: 7.00pm
  • LECTURE: 7.30pm

Speaker: Dr Eva-Maria Mueller
University of Sussex

Join me on a journey into the enigmatic realm of dark energy, the unseen force accelerating the expansion of our universe. In this talk, I will guide you from the ground-breaking discovery of dark energy to the forefront of current research, unravelling its profound implications for the cosmos. Designed for curious minds of all backgrounds, I will illuminate the latest theories and experiments, revealing how dark energy shapes our universe’s fate. Come along as we explore one of science’s greatest mysteries, transforming our understanding of the cosmos and our place within it.

Eva-Maria Mueller is currently an Ernest Rutherford Fellow and proleptic lecturer at the University of Sussex studying the large-scale structure of our Universe to decipher the mystery of Dark Energy. Previously, she was a Dennis Sciama Fellow at the Institute of Cosmology and Gravity at the University of Portsmouth, and a research fellow at the University of Oxford. Eva-Maria gained her PhD from Cornell University researching extensions to the cosmological standard model.

If you would like to come along, please sign-up for free via our meetup page.

If you sign up via meetup but can no longer attend, please update your status to say that you are no longer attending so that someone on the waiting list gets a place.

Please only come along if you’ve signed up, as we’re limited on space so won’t be able to fit anyone else in.

Attendance is free, but we would be grateful if those of you who are able to could donate a few pounds to help cover the cost of hiring this event space. We will have a card reader and a money box you can drop your donations in on the night. We also have a bank account you can donate to electronically.