From the Dark Ages to Dark Matter in Pictures

A photographic record of the day (photos courtesy of Gabriel Fidler and Giles Gasper).

Arrivals and opening
Arrivals and opening
The magnificent setting of Durham Cathedral Chapter House
The magnificent setting of Durham Cathedral Chapter House
Opening presentations: Grosseteste Life and Times
Opening presentations: Grosseteste Life and Times
Collaborative Reading Groups, On Light, Brian in the lead.
Collaborative Reading Groups, On Light, Brian in the lead.
Collaborative Reading Groups, Devin O'Leary contemplating the text
Collaborative Reading Groups, Devin O’Leary contemplating the text
Tom leading discussion on the Generation of Sounds
Tom leading discussion on the Generation of Sounds
Collaborative Reading and Thinking
Collaborative Reading and Thinking
More concentration on Grosseteste's texts - Jon Turnock in the foreground
More concentration on Grosseteste’s texts – Jon Turnock in the foreground
Richard Bower explaining the treatise on light
Richard Bower explaining the treatise on light
Michael Brooks in the group on colour
Michael Brooks in the group on colour
Hannah leading colour discussions
Hannah leading colour discussions
Giles in one of the light discussions
Giles in one of the light discussions
Lunch break and filming for the video of the day: Hannah at the helm
Lunch break and filming for the video of the day: Hannah at the helm
Sigbjørn and our cameraman Alan Fentiman
Sigbjørn and our cameraman Alan Fentiman
Brian starts off the session on experiments
Brian starts off the session on experiments
Medieval science in action
Medieval science in action
Measuring Grosseteste's experiments
Measuring Grosseteste’s experiments
Modern science leading the way - Brian in action
Modern science leading the way – Brian in action
With Tom as well!
With Tom as well!
Refraction and the tea-cup (mutatis mutandis a medieval experiment)
Refraction and the tea-cup (mutatis mutandis a medieval experiment)
Imaging and lens
Imaging and lens
More medieval science...
More medieval science…
Final Sessions on the Medieval Cosmos, back in the Chapter House
Final Sessions on the Medieval Cosmos, back in the Chapter House
Richard and the making of the medieval and modern universes
Richard and the making of the medieval and modern universes
Our paticipants
Our paticipants
About to explore the medieval cosmos visualisation, which closed the day
About to explore the medieval cosmos visualisation, which closed the day