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16 May 2023

Particle Shrine at London Design Biennale

Read more about how this installation uses live data from cosmic ray detectors and from the Super-Kamiokande neutrino observatory in Japan to transform invisible particles into an immersive audio-visual experience.

image from particle shrine exhibit with girl taking photo

In Particle Shrine, visitors can explore invisible cosmic forces that can’t be seen, heard or felt. In an audio-visual experience like no other, creative technologies and live data from four cosmic ray detectors and from the Super-Kamiokande observatory in Japan make the invisible visible.  

Watch this video for a deep dive into the physics and technology behind the installation:

Project team

Faculty of Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences.
Presented by Dr Teppei Katori, Christo Squier, Chris Ball and Eden Morrison.

Follow the project team on Twitter and Instagram for updates:

Particle Shrine
Twitter: @particleshrine
Instagram: @particleshrine

Dr Teppei Katori

Twitter: @teppeikatori 
Instagram: @teppeikatori 

Christo Squier
Twitter: @christosquier
Instagram: @christosquier

Chris Ball
Twitter: @chrisballmidi

Eden Morrison
Instagram: @pinkandbluelights

Find out more about 'Seeking Connection' at the 2023 London Design Biennale here.