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LIVE STREAMING EVENT - Kavli Lecture Series: A Universe of Surprises

  • ʻImiloa Astronomy Center 600 Imiloa Place Hilo, HI, 96720 United States (map)

Lecture Details

Presenters: Dr. Laura Trouille & Dr. Chris Lintott

Date: Friday, November 1

Title: "A Universe of Surprises"

Time: Friday, November 1: 2:30pm-4:00pm

Tickets: Included with regular admission

About the Lecture

Our Universe is full of surprises, from ghost remnants of black hole jets to exotic planets around distant stars to Boyajian’s star, the most mysterious star in our galaxy. Drs. Chris Lintott and Laura Trouille will use these unexpected discoveries to explore what we know—and what we don’t—about our dynamic Universe. They’ll examine how scientists cope with surprises, reveal what it’s like to think you might have found aliens, and explain how you too might make a remarkable discovery from the comfort of your home. With future telescopes, scanning the sky night after night, set to provide astronomers with a dynamic view of the Universe for the first time, there’s never been a better time to look up at the night sky—and be surprised!