Celebrating 75 Years of the Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies (DIAS)
9 November “Einstein’s Universe: Relativity and the Big Bang” by Dr Cormac O’Raifeartaigh (Waterford Institute of Technology), DIAS, 10 Burlington Road at 7.00 p.m. Please note that this event is now fully booked. To join the waiting list, please registerhere
25 November “100 Years of Einstein’s Gravity but where are the Waves?” by Professor Mike Cruise (University of Birmingham), Heaney Lecture Theatre, St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra at 7.30 p.m. The recently rediscovered Grubb coelostat used by Eddington to confirm Einstein’s theory will be on display. Admission is free but advance booking is required here.
3 December “Celts in the Cosmos”, by Professor Werner Nahm (DIAS), Lecture Theatre, National Gallery of Ireland at 7.00 p.m. Admission is free but advance booking is required here.
11 December “Mathematics vs astronomy in early medieval Ireland” by Dr Immo Warntjes (Queen’s University Belfast), DIAS, 10 Burlington Road at 5:00 p.m. Admission is free but advance booking is required here.
More on the foundation of DIAS can be found in this Irish Times article ‘Walter Heitler: the forgotten hero of Éamon de Valera’s science push‘ by HSTM Network Ireland member Neasa McGarrigle.