Physics and Astronomy

Color and the Nature of Reality

Speaker: 
Dr. Frank A. Wilczek
Recipient of the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics
Princeton University
Event date: 
Tue, 02/24/2015 - 19:00
Location: 
Irvine Barclay Theatre
Open to public: 
yes

2015 Reines Lecture 

The inaugural speaker of the Reines Lecture was Dr. Frank A. Wilczek, recipient of the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics for work he did as a graduate student at Princeton University when he was only 21 years old. 

Department: 
Physical Sciences
Physics and Astronomy

Visitor Night at the UCI Observatory

Event date: 
Tue, 12/13/2011 - 19:00
Location: 
UCI Observatory
Sponsored / Hosted by: 
Physics and Astronomy
Intended Audience: 
All
Open to public: 
yes
Cost: 
Free

Come and see the Geminid Meteor Shower, see Jupiter, star clusters and nebulae with our telescopes, learn to locate your favorite constellation, tour the Observatory dome and see a slide show about the small bodies of our own Solar System.

Visitor Night at the UCI Observatory

Event date: 
Sat, 11/05/2011 - 19:00 to 21:00
Location: 
The Observatory at the University of California, Irvine
Sponsored / Hosted by: 
Physics and Astronomy
Open to public: 
yes
Cost: 
Free

Come to the UCI Observatory and use our telescopes to explore crates on the Moon and see Jupiter, the globular cluster M15 and other star clusters. Learn how to use a night sky map to locate your favorite constellations. Listen to a lecture entitled "Large-Scale Surveys of the Universe: The Sloan Digital Sky Survey and Beyond" by Dr. Kevork Abazajian. The Sloan Digital Sky Survey was the largest optical survey of galaxies in our universe and it found 3-dimensional positions of approximately one million galaxies.

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