Muography and the LouMu project

Sala 1.4.14, Ciências ULisboa

Por Sofia Andringa (LIP - Laboratório de Instrumentação e Física Experimental de Partículas).

Muography is technique to create images of large structures from the attenuation they cause on the natural fluxes of cosmic ray muons. For example, in the last years it has been used to reveal a secret chamber in the old Pyramids in Egypt, and has shown the lava slowly building up in a cone of an active volcano in Japan. LouMu is the first project to explore muography in Portugal: up to now, the muon telescope and imaging analyses have been optimized in our laboratory building;  the telescope was just moved to an underground gallery in an old mine, where it will try to identify a geological fault.

Short bio: Sofia Andringa did her Physics undergraduate and master studies at FCUL, and PhD on particle physics at IST. She started working on experimental neutrino physics as a post-doc in UABarcelona. Since 2007, she is based at LIP-Lisboa, analysing data from neutrino and cosmic rays observatories.

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Departamento de Física | Ciências ULisboa

Um programa dirigido aos alunos de Licenciatura e de 1.º ano de Mestrado.

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Título e data do evento, sobre uma fotografia da Ponte Vasco da Gama (Lisboa)

O evento decorre de 12 a 14 de julho de 2022, sob o lema CHEMISTRY: Forging bonds, e destina-se a todos os investigadores e alunos da ULisboa.

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Imagem alusiva ao prémio

Candidaturas até 31 de julho.

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Submissão de iniciativas até 30 de agosto de 2022.

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Submissão de iniciativas até 30 de agosto de 2022.

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Submissão de iniciativas até 30 de agosto de 2022.

Programa a disponibilizar futuramente.