Contemporary Cosmology

November 15, 2013
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Rebirth encourages us to look at the larger cosmic world. Theoretical astrophysicist and MacArthur fellow, Professor David N. Spergel, Charles A. Young Professor of Astronomy on the Class of 1897 Foundation, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences and Chair, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University, discusses issues in contemporary cosmology, including imaging massive planets with the Subaru telescope and plans to image Earth-like planets with space-based telescopes.

Followed by a reception.

$12/$8 Japan Society members, seniors & students (includes exhibition entry until 6 pm)

Arts & Culture Lecture Programs are made possible by funding from the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Endowment Fund.

Additional support is provided by Chris A. Wachenheim, and the Sandy Heck Lecture Fund.

Image: Mariko Mori (b. 1967), Transcircle 1.1, 2004. Stone, Corian, LED, Real-Time control system; 132 3/8 inches diam., each stone 43 3/8 × 22 1/4 × 13 1/2 inches. Courtesy of The Mori Art Museum, Tokyo. Photo by Katsuro Fukura.

  • Friday, November 15, 2013
  • 6:30 pm