Evenings with Astronomers: The Accelerating Universe – Dr. Robert Kirshner

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Astronomer, author and educator Robert Kirshner is The Clowes Professor of Science at Harvard University and currently a Guggenheim Fellow at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Science at UC Santa Barbara. Join us for an evening with one of our country's most distinguished contributors to modern cosmology for his talk describing the discovery of the accelerating expansion rate of the universe.

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Tonight observers from Yale and KECK will use MOSFIRE and NIRC2-LGS. Sun set 06:22:00pm rise 06:48:00am
Excellent find! Great job! Gigantic ring system around J1407b much larger, heavier than Saturn’s : NewsCenter bit.ly/1zVwcbP
MOSFIRE and NIRSPEC are the instruments tonight. Observers are from Subaru and CIT-Y. Sun set 06:21:00pm rise 06:48:00am
The sky is ready for HIRESR and NIRC2-LGS. Our observers from ANU and UCSC are also ready. Sun set 06:20:00pm rise 06:48:00am
@AsteroidEnergy See! You could barely name enough for two hands! ;)