Lectures begin at 8:00 PM
Skyviewing begins at dark, if the weather is clear.
This series is free and open to the public.
March 16: Beginnings: How do we know there was a “Big Bang” and not a Wimpy Sigh?
March 23: An Unlikely Hook-up: Gravity and Nucleo-synthesis. Making lead into gold and uncontrolled thermonuclear annihilation.
March 30: Another Beginning! Super Nova, nebulae, and Solar Systems. The formation of galaxies and the life of a star.
April 6: Clouds of Life: 2nd generation stars with heavier elements, right for life. The elements of life, a precarious balance.
April 13: What's the Matter? A close look at what we cannot see and makes up almost a third of the universe.
April 20: Expanding Strings: In spite of gravity, our observable universe is expanding faster and faster.
April 27: Is There an Anti-me? Multi-verses, quantum entanglements, and infinite possibilities.
May 4: It's About Time: Is time physical? Can time be stopped or even made to go backward? How long is time?