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 UCLA and CIT will use OSIRIS-LGS and DEIMOS. Sun set 06:15:00pm rise 06:05:00am
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HIRESR and DEIMOS are the instruments tonight. Observers are from UCLA and CIT. Sun set 06:16:00pm rise 06:04:00am
Tonight's schedule is HIRESR on Keck 1 and DEIMOS on Keck 2 for our lucky observers from UCSC and Yale. Sun set 06:17:00pm rise 06:04:00am
The sky is ready for HIRESR and NIRC2-LGS. Our observers from UCSC and UH are also ready. Sun set 06:18:00pm rise 06:04:00am