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April 7, 20147:30PM - 9:30PM
David Rittenhouse Laboratories lobby and Shoemaker Green
James AguirreAssistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Stargazers of all ages are invited to spend an evening looking up!
Faculty from the Department of Physics and Astronomy will help you explore the night sky through telescopes on Shoemaker Green. Special physics demonstrations and a lecture about supernovae and dark energy are also on the agenda. Join us for any or all of our Astronomy Night events!
Lecture: 8:00 p.m. in DRL Lobby A-1
Title: Supernovae Near and Far: Measuring the Mysterious Dark Energy of our Universe
Speaker: James Aguirre, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Professor Aguirre's students recently captured the explosive end of the life of a star in a nearby galaxy. To read an account, click here.