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Science Night Live: Kyle Dawson

The College of Science will present a "Science Night Live!" event next Wednesday, January 25th, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Keys on Main, 242 South Main St. (next to Sam Weller's bookstore). Invite a friend, make a date, and stop by after work!

Kyle Dawson, assistant professor of physics & astronomy at the U, will discuss how astronomers at the U and across the world are "Revealing the Secrets of the Universe."

How does the universe grow and evolve with time?  How did the universe look ten billion years ago, and how will it look in another ten billion years?  How can we build an experiment to address these questions?
 
“In the last 15 years, we have made startling discoveries about the universe as we have attempted to answer these questions,” says Dawson.
 
As members of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, astronomers at the U are mapping more than 1.5 million galaxies. Join us to learn how we will find those galaxies and use that information to better understand the nature of the universe.
 
You are welcome to mix-and-mingle from 5:30 to 7:00 at Keys on Main. A complete food menu and drink menu will be available. Join us for a stimulating discussion and social event!  
 
In addition, this month's Science Night Live will feature a brief science trivia contest, as well as a free raffle for some awesome prizes!  Event is free and open to the public. Must be 21 or over. Call (801) 581-6958 for more info.

[Ride the UTA TRAX to the Gallivan Plaza stop. Or, there is limited street parking available on 200 South and 300 South that is free after 6:00 pm. Perhaps the easiest parking is in the Wells Fargo building lot, accessible from 300 South. See www.keysonmain.com.]

Daily Utah Chronicle Article here.

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