Exhibition on Cloud Chambers

The Highland Institute for Contemporary Art, Institute of Physics in Scotland and Royal Meteorological Society are running a cloud chamber based event in the Scottish Highlands, through July and August 2015.

Free Events at HICA

Build a Cloud Chamber Workshop

Join this workshop and build a cloud chamber to enjoy the beauty of cosmic ray tracks and to see elementary particles!

A Diffusion Cloud Chamber will also be available to view and will be presented by Alan Walker from the University of Edinburgh.

For further details, contact Alison McLure (Alison.McLure@iop.org) or
Shona Mackie (shona.mackie@bristol.ac.uk)

The cloud chamber kits are provided by the University of Glasgow Particle Physics group, in association with SSERC and the University of Edinburgh.

In conjunction with…

Wilson Chamber Images: The aesthetic of the sub-atomic – presented by Murdo Macdonald
CTR Wilson was the inventor of the cloud chamber and Scotland’s only Nobel laureate in Physics, winning the prize in 1927. The exhibition opens with a preview and a talk by Murdo Macdonald on the work of CTR Wilson on 4 July 7-9pm.

For further details, see http://www.h-i-c-a.org

Highland Institute for Contemporary Art, Dalcrombie, Loch Ruthven, IV2 6UA

Preview and public talk: 4 July 7-9 pm

Exhibition open Sundays: 5 July – 9 August 2-5 pm

Workshop: Saturday 25 July 2-4 pm