Public Events at the CfA
Monthly Observatory Night
(Free lecture and observing every 3rd Thursday except June, July, and August - and sometimes December).
Next Event: Thursday, March, 20, 2014, 7:30 pm: "A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos"
Copernicus is the man who turned the universe inside out, placing the Sun and not the Earth at the center of our solar system. Renowned author Dava Sobel (Longitude, Galileo's Daughter, The Planets) will debut her latest book, with additional commentary by a special guest, historian Owen Gingerich.
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Local Astronomy Club
Amateur Telescope Makers of Boston (Boston area's largest and oldest astronomy club)
(Meets every 2nd Thursday except August).
Next Event: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 8:00 pm, Phillips Auditorium, CfA
The speaker this month will be Professor Max Tegmark who teaches Physics at MIT and is a leading researcher in the area of Precision Cosmology. He has just finished writing a new book called "The Mathematical Universe" and will talk to us about the book and the theories he presents which encompass the areas of Physics, Cosmology, Philosophy, and the mathematical nature of our universe and the reality that we perceive.
We welcome your comments!
* Text, graphics, and animations by John Sheff. Graphics courtesy of Starry Night Pro Plus 6 / Imaginova Corp. Starry Night images are used with permission from Imaginova Corp.