Second Annual GMT Community Science Meeting
Thursday, August 21, 2014
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On October 6-8, 2014, the Smithsonian Institution and the Giant Magellan Telescope Organization will host a three-day conference to improve our understanding of time-domain astrophysics and explosive phenomena. Scientists from around the world will gather at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C. to discuss the state of the field in topics ranging from supernovae, gamma-ray bursts and new classes of time-variable sources.

A gala conference banquet will be held at the historic Willard hotel in downtown Washington. The conference will begin with a public lecture from Prof. Robert Kirshner from Harvard University regarding the surprising content of our Universe.

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