The Search for Dark Matter Lecture

Exhibition and Lecture Sponsored by the Royal Society

This lecture is now fully booked. If you would like to be included on a reserve list in case of cancellation please email

On 15 February there will be a Public Lecture at 7pm in the Normanby Room of the Museum, presented by Professor Henrique Araujo, Professor of Physics at Imperial College,  entitled:

‘The Search for Dark Matter’

Professor Araujo is one of the world’s leading experts on dark matter. He leads the UK team developing the next generation of LUX-Zeplin experiments, as well as developing radiation detection instruments for spacecraft. Professor Araujo arranged for the donation of the magnificent ZEPLIN III to Whitby Museum.

Admission to the lecture will be free but space is limited and so booking will be essential.  Tickets are available from our Eventbrite page by clicking here.

The Exhibition, “Whitby and the Cosmos”, will run from 16th February until 20th July 2019. Find out more by visiting our exhibitions page.