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Celebrating the 2019 Physics Nobel Prize: COSMOLOGY and EXOPLANETS

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center 250 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill

Thursday, November 14 | 6:00 pm Morehead Planetarium Full Dome Theater The Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 was awarded “for contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth’s place in the cosmos” with one half to … Read more

Virginia Kilborn: Unveiling the Unseen Universe Public Lecture

UNC Chapel Hill, Chapman 125 205 S Columbia St, Chapel Hill

On October 15th at 5:30 in Chapman Hall at UNC, Prof. Virginia Kilborn, Dean of Science at Swinburne University of Technology, will take us on a journey of the unseen parts of our galaxy and others like it.   Abstract: … Read more

Rainer Weiss Gravitational Waves Public Lecture

FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium 301 Pittsboro Street., Chapel Hill, NC 27516, Chapel Hill

Dr. Rainer Weiss, Professor of Physics Emeritus at MIT and 2017 Nobel Laureate, will discuss "Probing the Universe with Gravitational Waves." The observations of gravitational waves from the mergers of compact binary sources opens a new way to learn about the universe, as … Read more