Astronomy public Talk & Stargazing
November 4, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Public Talk by Michael Kaufma at Evergreen Valley College:
“Water in the Universe: from the Milky Way to Distant Galaxies”
Water is widely believed to be the key
to the existence of life. Water was discovered in
the interstellar space in 1969, and is now known
to be wide-spread in the universe, from nearby
star-forming regions to distant galaxies.
Dr. Kaufman will discuss how we study water in
About the speaker:
Michael Kaufman is Professor and Chair of the Department of Physics & Astronomy at San Jose State University. Dr. Kaufman's astrophysics research focuses on the interactions and feedback between newly formed stars and the interstellar medium—the raw material from which stars form.
8:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Performing Arts Theater, EVC
Enjoy free snacks. Free raffle for $25 Frys Electronics Gift Card from WeMo Connect.
Public Stargazing Night:
Enjoy a free public stargazing session after the talk at the Montgomery Hill Observatory of Evergreen Valley College from 8:30 pm to 10 pm. View Saturn, double star Albireo many other objects.
Free parking in the parking lot #6 for this event.
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