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New Stuff Tuesday – September 6, 2016

Mapping the Heavens: The Radical Scientific Ideas that Reveal the Cosmos by Priyamvada Natarajan QB981 .N337 2016 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor On Friday nights you’ll often find me in Upham Hall, attending the Observatory Lectures Series sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Where in the Universe is the Milky Way’s Mass??

Dr. Robert Benjamin, Chair of the Physics Dept., will talk about “Where in the Universe is the Milky Way’s Mass?” at 8pm on Fri., Dec. 4, in Upham 140. It’s the 6th and final lecture in the Fall 2015 Whitewater … Continue reading

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How old is the Universe? Dec. 7

A talk called “How old is the Universe and how do we know it?” will be presented by Peter Timbie, professor of physics at UW-Madison, on Fri., Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. in Upham 140. It’s the last entry in … Continue reading

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How old is the Milky Way and how do we know it? Nov. 30

A talk called “How old is the Milky Way and how do we know it?” will be presented by Dr. Robert Benjamin, associate professor of physics, on Fri., Nov. 30, at 8 p.m. in Upham 140. It’s the penultimate entry … Continue reading

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Milky Way Galaxy talk F May 6

Dr. Robert Benjamin, UWW Dept. of Physics, will talk about “The 3D Milky Way Galaxy” on Friday, May 6th, at 8pm (Upham Hall 140). This is the final spring 2011 Whitewater Observatory Lecture. A public viewing session at Whitewater Observatory … Continue reading

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Alien Planets Presentation 10/8

Dr. Paul Rybski, UWW Dept. of Physics, will talk about “Alien Planets: What we know and don’t know about some planetary systems beyond our own” on Fri., Oct. 8 at 8 p.m. (Upham Hall 140), followed by a public viewing … Continue reading

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