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Dark Energy and Our Expanding Universe
Thursday, August 8, 2019 @ 7:00 PM-8:30 PMFree
St. Louis County Library – Daniel Boone Branch
300 Clarkson Rd., Ellisville, MO 63011 United States
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FREE and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members, middle and high school students welcome and encouraged to attend. Registration not required.
Featured Speaker: Andrés A. Plazas Malagón, Ph.D., Associate Research Scholar, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University; NASA Solar System Ambassador; Visiting Scientist, Department of Physics, Washington University in St. Louis
Explore our expanding universe with Dr. Andrés Plazas Malagón, who is part of the LSST (Large Synoptic Survey Telescope) Data Management Team at Princeton University and a Visiting Scientist with the Department of Physics at Washington University, as he describes “dark energy” and the leading edge research that is changing the way we understand the cosmos.
Image Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab
Dark Energy and Our Expanding Universe a special presentation of The Academy of Science – St. Louis, the NASA JPL Solar System Ambassadors Program, and Washington University Department of Physics, in partnership with St. Louis County Libraries.