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Mysteries of the Dark Universe

Thursday, March 31, 2011 @ 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Featured Speaker: Rocky Kolb, Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished SErvice Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Chicago.

Ninety-five percent of the universe is missing! Astronomical observations suggest that most of the mass of the universe is in a mysterious form called dark matter and most of the energy in the universe is in an even more mysterious form called dark energy. Unlocking the secrets of dark matter and dark energy will illuminate the nature of space and time and connect the quantum with the cosmos.

Open to the public with a special invitation to Academy of Science Junior Academy of Science Students. Junior Academy Students are invited to “meet and greet” the speaker!

Location:
Washington University in St. Louis
McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences
Whitaker Hall, Room 100

Junior Academy students RSVP to peggyn@academyofsciencestl.org to be included in the “meet and greet!”

Details

Date:
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Time:
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
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