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Free Educational Astronomy Event for Denver Area Students

Sponsored by
Associated Universities Inc. and
The American Astronomical Society

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Sheraton Downtown Denver
1550 Court Place, Denver, CO 80202

Featured Speaker:

Dr. Keivan Guadalupe Stassun, Ph.D.

Stevenson Endowed Professor of Physics & Astronomy
Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Research, College of Arts & Science
Director, Vanderbilt Initiative in Data-intensive Astrophysics
Director, Vanderbilt Initiative for Autism, Innovation & the Workforce

Students will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on demonstrations and speak with world famous scientists and engineers at the forefront of astronomy research. Students will gain knowledge of black holes, pulsars, ultraviolet light, space telescopes, search for exoplanets, ground based radio telescopes, construction of mirrors, learning astronomy in universities and so much more! They will leave with a desire to pursue their interests and the resources to make it happen. Don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity to meet with scientists from NASA, national observatories, prestigious universities, acclaimed laboratories and companies on the cutting edge of discovery.

The event is appropriate for students in 6th-12th grades and Junior College. More information is available in the FAQ.

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