astronomy

[ PLEASE NOTE: The e-week announcement about this event had the incorrect date. The correct date for this talk is Friday, October 13, 2017. We apologize for any confusion. ]


Due to a last minute emergency, this talk was cancelled and has been resceduled for Friday, October 13th, 2017.


The history of the universe tells us a lot about the properties of the stuff that it contains.  Of particular interest are the dark matter and dark energy, which together comprise 96% of the total energy.  I will describe the experimental and theoretical work in Physics and Astronomy, and at NCSA that hope to illuminate these dark" topics."


Professor Morten Lundsgaard will demonstrate a hands-on activity that simulates a way that astronomers look for exoplanets.


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