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    Local climate educator returns from the Arctic

    Nearly 100 miles offshore, north of Utqiaġvik, Alaska, Sarah R. Johnson, founder of Wild Rose Education in Carbondale, carefully leaned out of a hovering North Slope Borough Search and Rescue Sikorsky S-92 helicopter.

    Pausing for just a moment to take in the vastness of the Arctic Ocean, Johnson exhaled as… read more →

  • FREE Physics Lecture * 5:30 Wed * Mar 16 * Wheeler Opera House thumbnail

    FREE Physics Lecture * 5:30 Wed * Mar 16 * Wheeler Opera House

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    Garth Illingworth, University of California Santa Cruz
    “JWST Comes to Life!”

    The James Webb Space Telescope is an astronomy mission that exceeds all others in capability. JWST cost more than any other astronomy mission at launch, approached only by Hubble, and is far more complex than any other space…

  • FREE Physics Lecture * Wed, Mar 30,5:30 * Wheeler Opera House thumbnail

    FREE Physics Lecture * Wed, Mar 30,5:30 * Wheeler Opera House

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    Heather Lynch, Stony Brook University
    “How Satellites Reveal the Physics of Penguins”

    Aggregations are common in ecological systems at a range of scales and may be driven by the underlying landscape in which animals are living or by interactions among individuals. One mechanism leading to ‘self-organized’ animal aggregations is…

  • FREE Physics Lecture * 5:30 Wed * Mar 16 * Wheeler Opera House thumbnail

    FREE Physics Lecture * 5:30 Wed * Mar 16 * Wheeler Opera House

    Published

    Garth Illingworth, University of California Santa Cruz
    “JWST Comes to Life!”

    The James Webb Space Telescope is an astronomy mission that exceeds all others in capability. JWST cost more than any other astronomy mission at launch, approached only by Hubble, and is far more complex than any other space…

  • FREE Physics Lecture * Wed, Mar 23,5:30 * Wheeler Opera House thumbnail

    FREE Physics Lecture * Wed, Mar 23,5:30 * Wheeler Opera House

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    Lina Necib, MIT
    “The Genealogy of the Milky Way and the Search for Dark Matter”

    Galaxies form and grow by merging with other galaxies, making the formation history of a galaxy resemble that of a family tree. Our galaxy, the Milky Way, is no exception, and with recent telescopes…

  • FREE Physics Lecture * 5:30 Wed * Mar 16 * Wheeler Opera House thumbnail

    FREE Physics Lecture * 5:30 Wed * Mar 16 * Wheeler Opera House

    Published

    Garth Illingworth, University of California Santa Cruz
    “JWST Comes to Life!”

    The James Webb Space Telescope is an astronomy mission that exceeds all others in capability. JWST cost more than any other astronomy mission at launch, approached only by Hubble, and is far more complex than any other space…

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    Aspen Science Center leads on inclusivity

    Aspen Science Center, a nonprofit formed in 2005, has a new executive director to carry forward its mission of “advancing the public understanding of science through life-long discovery, exploration and education.” Anna Voelker (who goes by the pronouns they/them) comes by way of Ohio State University, where theyread more →