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New Eyes on the Universe Opening Ceremony at Agnes Etherington

  • Professor Emeritus and Nobel Laureate Art McDonald at the opening ceremony of New Eyes on the Universe exhibit at Agnes Etherington Art Center

    Professor Emeritus and Nobel Laureate Art McDonald giving a speech at the opening ceremony of New Eyes on the Universe exhibit at Agnes Etherington Art Center on May 26th.
    (Photo: Queen's Gazette)

  • Cutting the ribbon to open the New Eyes on the Universe exhibit at Agnes Etherington Art Center of Queen's University

    Cutting the ribbon to open the New Eyes on the Universe exhibit at Agnes Etherington Art Center of Queen's University. The exhibit is open to the public from May 27 - July 7, 2017. From left to right: Principal Daniel Woolf, student Elizabeth Fletcher, MPP for Kingston and the Islands Sophie Kiwala and David Walker, Chair, Executive Committee for Queen’s 175th Anniversary.
    (Photo: Queen's Gazette)

  • A popular life-size virtual display of Art McDonald presenting information about the work of SNO an SNOLAB.

    Professor Gilles looking at the popular life-size virtual display of Professor Emeritus and Nobel Laureate Art McDonald, presenting information about the work of SNO and SNOLAB.
    (Photo: Queen's Gazette)

  • Members of the Queen's and Kingston communities tour through the New Eyes on the Universe exhibit during the opening ceremony at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre on Friday, May 26.

    Members of the Queen's and Kingston communities tour through the New Eyes on the Universe exhibit during the opening ceremony at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre on Friday, May 26.
    (Photo: Queen's Gazette)

     

In October 2015, Professor Emeritus Art McDonald was a co-recipient of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics for the work done at the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) proving that neutrinos have mass.

This accomplishment and the ongoing research at SNOLAB is celebrated in the New Eyes on the Universe exhibit, which was first on display to the public on July 1, 2016 at Canada House in London.

The exhibit is now open to the public here in Kingston at Agnes Etherington Art Centre at Queen's University from May 27-July 7, 2017.

For more information about the exhibit, please read the the article from the Queen's Gazette and from The Whig.

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