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Portland Harper Lecture with Edward W. “Rocky” Kolb: Brave New Worlds
   
In this lecture, Edward W. “Rocky” Kolb will describe the quest of UChicago astronomers to unlock the mysteries of the universe: dark matter, dark energy, and the possibility that we are not alone.

Cost: $20 - General Admission; $10 - Recent Graduates
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UChicago’s astronomers travel from Hyde Park to all continents of the world, as well as outer space, to explore the universe. In this lecture, Edward W. “Rocky” Kolb will describe the quest of UChicago astronomers to unlock the mysteries of the universe: dark matter, dark energy, and the possibility that we are not alone.

Edward W. Kolb (usually known as Rocky) is the dean of the Division of the Physical Sciences and the Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics and the College at the University of Chicago. He is the founding head of the Theoretical Astrophysics Group, the founding director of the Particle Astrophysics Center at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Physical Society, and the recipient of numerous teaching awards. Kolb’s book The Early Universe, coauthored with Michael Turner, is the standard textbook on particle physics and cosmology.
Event Contact
Kelly Doody
harperlectures@uchicago.edu
773-702-7788

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Event Information
EVENT DATE:
Sunday, Nov 2 2014 at 2:00pm - 4:30pm [ iCal ]
LOCATION:
Sentinel
614 SW 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97205