Dreams of Other Worlds with Chris Impey

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Dreams of Other Worlds with Chris Impey

Humans have been dreaming of other worlds for thousands of years. This talk will be an insider’s tour of the iconic space missions and telescopes that have given us scientific insights into other worlds, from Mars to the multiverse. The journey starts in the Solar System. It continues with telescopes that have situated us in the realm of the Milky Way, a “city of stars” a hundred thousand light years across.  Ending with images of the cosmos in shimmering microwaves, faded relics from the dawn of creation, the lecture by Chris Impey hints of potential worlds beyond the observable universe.

Following the lecture, Dr. Impey will sign copies of his book, Dreams of Other Worlds: The Amazing Story of Unmanned Space Exploration.

For additional information, call 212-769-5100 or visit the Museum’s website at amnh.org.

Event Price : $15 ($13.50 students, seniors)
$12 for Members

Dreams of Other Worlds with Chris Impey
Event Category: Museum
When: March 10, 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Where: American Museum of Natural History
More Info: www.amnh.org
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Youtube: www.youtube.com/user/AMNHorg


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