Mt. Tam

Saturday, October 28, 2017, 8:30 pm: Mt. Tam Astronomy Night - Seeing the Beginning: Insights from the Cosmic Microwave Background - Hosted by Friends of Mt. Tam

Mt. Tam Astronomy Night - Seeing the Beginning: Insights from the Cosmic Microwave Background - Hosted by Friends of Mt. Tam

Featuring: Blake Sherwin, NASA Einstein Fellow, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Host: Friends of Mt. Tam

Do you ever wish we could look back in time? We can, by studying the cosmic microwave background (CMB), which reveals the fiery early universe when it was only 0.003% of its present age. This talk will show how studying the CMB allows us to learn about the origin, composition, and ultimate fate of the universe.

Meeting Location: Parking is free but limited at the Rock Spring parking lot. Please try to carpool. Directions here. . The amphitheater is a short walk from the parking lot. Dress warmly, and bring blankets, cushions and a flashlight. along with food and beverage of your choice. Astronomy programs are held monthly from April through October. More program information.


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Event Type: Educational and Interpretive