ECM University-Community Forum: “Galaxies as Island Universes”
Gregory Rudnick, Asst. Prof of Astronomy
- Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Ecumenical Campus Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave., Lawrence
- Cost: Free - $6.25
- Age limit: 10+
Rudnick will describe our Milky Way galaxy and other galaxies in the Universe as collections of tens of billions of stars held together by their own gravity. In addition to discussing their diverse properties Rudnick will discuss how they have evolved through 13.7 billion years of cosmic time since the Big Bang.