All the popular images of galaxies, while beautiful, do not provide the information that astronomers need to measure the galaxies’ inherent properties, like the dynamics and composition of their stars and gases. Using the latest technological advances, Dr. McGurk is building a new, custom-designed instrument for Carnegie Observatories' Magellan Telescopes that will peer into the Universe with extreme detail – making it possible to efficiently make 3D maps of galaxies, nebulae, and more.
- Wednesday — October 16, 2019
6:30PM - 7:30PM
- Pasadena City College
1570 E Colorado Blvd
Crevelling Lounge (Building CC)
Pasadena, CA 91106
Pasadena City College
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