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Investigating Our Cosmic Origins
Friday, February 15, 2019, 07:00pm - 08:15pm

Investigating Our Cosmic Origins

Dr. Caitlin Casey

Assistant Professor, Astronomy
University of Texas

Friday, February 15, 2019 at 7 pm

The cosmos is too vast for us to comprehend - from the backyard of our solar system, which spans hundreds of millions of miles, to the Milky Way galaxy, and beyond to the cavernous voids of deep space. Dr. Caitlin Casey, an assistant professor in our Department of Astronomy will share some of the remarkable recent strides in studying distant realms of the Universe, what implications this has for our cosmic origins, and what challenges lie ahead in solving its most elusive mysteries as well as the quest for life in the cosmos.

Arrive early and join Hot Science Cool Talks for Cool Activities to learn about bats, Madagascar hissing cockroaches and desert millipedes, or snuggle with guinea pigs, bunnies, hedgehogs, baby chicks, a lizard and tortoise.

Cool Activities - 5:30 - 6:40 pm

Talk with Q & A - 7:00 - 8:15 pm

San Jacinto Hall (SJH)

Event is free, but registration is required.