Frontiers of Astronomy: 2015/16 Lineup Announced

CWRU Astronomy is very pleased to announce the upcoming schedule of our public lecture series “The Frontiers of Astronomy,” co-sponsored by the CWRU Department of Astronomy, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and the Cleveland Astronomical Society. The lecture series is also generously supported by the Arthur S. Holden, Sr. Endowment.

The lectures are held at 8pm at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and are free and open to the public. The lineup for this coming year ranges from nearby stars in our Milky Way galaxy to distant galaxies in the early universe, and includes a celebration of the Hubble Space Telescope’s 25th birthday. Please join us on any or all of the following dates:

Oct 15 2015 Frank Summers (STScI) 25 Years of the Hubble Space Telescope
Nov 12 2015 Jennifer Johnson (OSU) The History of the Milky Way Written in Stars
Dec 10 2015 Edo Berger (Harvard) Gamma Ray Bursts: The Biggest Explosion Since the Big Bang
Mar 3 2016 Kathryn Johnston (Columbia) Galactic Cannibalism
Apr 14 2016 James Bullock (UC Irvine) Biography of the Milky Way