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Comet! Lecture & Possible Observatory Session

The first Spring 2017 Whitewater Observatory Lecture, “Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kres├ík: What does it tell us about the solar system’s formation and life on Earth?,” will be delivered by Paul Rybski, Dept. of Physics, on Fri, Apr 7, at 8pm in Upham … Continue reading

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Will Life on Earth Survive Deneb’s Supernova?

Dr. Robert Benjamin, UWW Dept. of Physics, will talk about “Will Life on Earth Survive Deneb’s Supernova?” on Fri, Nov 1, at 8pm (Upham 140). It’s the third lecture in the 2013-2014 Whitewater Observatory Lecture Series! A viewing session at … Continue reading

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How a Star is Born (Mar. 12)

“How a star is born: Making the gas and dust soup in molecular clouds from which stars are born” will be presented on Fri., Mar. 12 @8pm in Upham Hall 140, followed by public viewing at the UWW Observatory @9:15pm … Continue reading

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Pluto: Planet! Not!

The Physic Dept.’s final Fall 2009 Whitewater Observatory Public Lecture, “Is Pluto a Planet? We debate; you decide!” will take place at 8pm on Fri., Dec. 4, in Upham Hall 140. Physics faculty Robert Benjamin and Paul Rybski will deliver … Continue reading

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