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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LRIS-ADC and DEIMOS are the instruments tonight. Observers are from UCLA and UCSC. Sun set 06:04:00pm rise 06:09:00am
Here on Keck 2 the 1st of our 2 primary fields has just risen above the horizon, so we are busily collecting photons from distant galaxies.
Howdy! This is @rhaegal on Keck 2 with grad student Intae, searching for the most distant galaxies with deep spectroscopy on DEIMOS.
Tonight's schedule is LRIS-ADC on Keck 1 and DEIMOS on Keck 2 for our lucky observers from UCLA and NASA. Sun set 06:04:00pm rise 06:09:00am
Griffith Observatory TV on Livestream. bit.ly/1tJbDNx