2015 Public Lecture Series

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January 16th:   "Samuel Langley: Astrophysics comes to Allegheny”
    Arthur Glaser
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
     
February 20th:   "De-Light the Night"
    Diane Turnshek
    Department of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University
     
March 20th:   “The End of the Universe and the Future of Life”
    Will Kinney
    Department of Physics, University of Buffalo
     
April 17th:   "Finding the Last Particle Masses: Neutrinos in Space"
    Simeon Bird
    Department of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University
     
May 15th:   "Plate Tectonics and Morphology; Earth, Mars and Beyond..."
    Nadine McQuarrie
    Department of Geology and Planetary Science, University of Pittsburgh
     
June 19th:   "Cosmic Rays Muons and You"
    Reinhard Schumacher
    Department of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University
     
July 17th:   "Fifty Years of the Cosmic Microwave Background"
    Arthur Kosowsky
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
     
August 21st:   "Detecting Invisible Objects: Dark Matter, Asteroids, Pulsars"
    Alex Geringer-Sameth
    Department of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University
     
September 18th:   "Something's Fishy in Fomalhaut"
    David Nero
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
     
October 16th:   "Everything in the Universe is Terrible. Here's Why That's Awesome"
    Brendan Mullan
    Buhl Planetarium, Carnegie Science Center
     
November 20th:   "Einstein's Final Frontier: Detecting Gravitational Waves Using Pulsars"
    Maura McLaughlin
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, West Virginia University
     
     
     

University of Pittsburgh
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Allegheny Observatory
159 Riverview Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15214

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