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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Our guests tonight are observers from NASA and CIT-Y, using HIRESR and NIRC2-LGS respectively. Sun set 07:11:00pm rise 05:46:00am
Tonight observers from UCB/NASA/UCB and CIT-Y will use OSIRIS-NGS/OSIRIS-LGS/HIRESR and NIRC2-LGS. Sun set 07:11:00pm rise 05:46:00am
SCIENCE NEWS!: Fossil Star Clusters Revela Their Age W. M. Keck Observatory bit.ly/1ftjdG4
Very stable atmosphere tonight. Observers @meg_bedell @intiwatay are enjoying a seeing of 0.35 arcsec, much better than typical conditions
Tonight the observers are Megan Bedell @meg_bedell (Chicago) and Jorge Melendez @intiwatay (Sao Paulo). They are observing twins of our Sun