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Karen Lynn

Karen Lynn
kmlynn@ua.edu
348-5050
348-5050

October 2019

Physics & Astronomy Colloquium – Fall 2019 – Scherrer

October 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
227 Gallalee Hall, 514 University Blvd.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 United States

Speaker: Robert Scherrer (Vanderbilt University) Title: New Directions in Dark Matter Abstract: The nature of dark matter remains one of the enduring mysteries of modern cosmology.  While the evidence for dark matter continues to be overwhelming, all searches for dark matter have come up empty so far, and the standard WIMP (weakly-interacting massive particle) paradigm is showing signs of strain.  A lot of new ideas (and a few old ones) are (back) on the table, and I will talk about…

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Astronomy Public Observing Night at Moundville

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Moundville Archaeological Park, 634 Mound Pkwy
Moundville, AL 35474 United States

Off-campus darker site observations led by Prof. Emeritus Ron Buta and Prof. Bill Keel.

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November 2019

Astronomy Public Observing Night

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallalee Hall Rooftop Observatory, Gallalee Hall
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 United States

Dr. Marcos Santander will lead observations of the Crescent Moon and deep-sky objects.

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Observing 2019 Transit of Mercury Across the Sun

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gallalee Hall Rooftop Observatory, Gallalee Hall
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 United States

Dr. Keel will lead observations of Mercury passing between the Sun and the Earth.

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Astronomy Public Observing Night at Moundville

November 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Moundville Archaeological Park, 634 Mound Pkwy
Moundville, AL 35474 United States

Off-campus darker sight observations led by Prof. Emeritus Ron Buta and Prof. Bill Keel.

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December 2019

Astronomy Public Observing Night

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gallalee Hall Rooftop Observatory, Gallalee Hall
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 United States

Dr. Preethi Nair will lead observations of the waxing Gibbous Moon.

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