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Open House Family Lectures 2015

The schedule and talks are subject to change. Details about each talk are being posted as they become available.


IfA Auditorium (C-214)

11:00–11:45 Jonathan Williams: Fun Facts about the Universe
Join Prof. Williams for a child-friendly tour of the solar system and beyond, and learn some amazing facts about planets, stars, galaxies, and even our own Earth.

12:00–12:45 Brent Tully: Laniakea: Our Home Supercluster
Our galaxy, the Milky Way, is one of 100,000 galaxies that belongs to a vast area of gravitational attraction called the Laniakea Supercluster that Dr. Tully and his colleagues mapped and named.

1:00–1:45 Michael Liu: Seeing the Invisible

2:00–2:45 JD Armstrong: Student Research with the Faulkes Telescope

3:00–3:45 Karen Meech: Rosetta, Dawn, and New Horizons: Missions to the Small Bodies of the Solar System


Moon Room (B-228) Movies

To be announced