February 2014: The Day We Found the Universe Book Talk - Register Now!

Post date: Jan 06, 2014 9:35:30 PM

2014 February:  Stars at Yerkes Book Talk - The Day We Found the Universe and the Dark Energy Survey

Saturday, February 1, 2014 - Teacher Workshop

Workshop will be held at Yerkes Observatory from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Join the discussion of Marcia Bartusiak's spellbinding tale of discovery and thrill to hands-on activities with Leavitt's Cepheids and Hubble's variable Andromeda V1 that forever changed our perception of our universe.  Be among the first to know of humankind's next great leap forward as Professor Rich Kron reports to us some first results from the Dark Energy Survey!

Cost for the workshop is $35.00 and registration is suggested.  Registration includes CPDUs and lunch.

Click here for event agenda and registration. 

(Image courtesy of Dark Energy Survey Collaboration.)