Karlis Kaufmanis Lecture

Dr. Dalcanton will deliver a public lecture: “The Weirdest Galaxies in the Universe.”

The Weirdest Galaxies in the Universe

Dr. Julianne Dalcanton (Director, CCA, Flatiron Institute)

The Universe is filled with wonders, great and small.  In many cases, these wonders arise out of the order that the laws of physics imprint on the stars and galaxies that populate our universe.  But sometimes, this remarkable order is disturbed, producing truly outlandish departures from what astronomers consider to be “normal”.  In this talk, Dr. Dalcanton will highlight some of the weirdest galaxies in the universe, many of which are best revealed with the Hubble Space Telescope and its successors.

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Start date
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, 7 p.m.
End date
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, 8 p.m.
Location

Coffman Theater
300 Washington Ave. S.E., MPLS, MN 55455
Directions/parking for Coffman Memorial Union