Tue13Sep20166:00 pmLuca Bakery and Cafe, 1120-1122 North Lamar Blvd Oxford, Mississippi
Oxford Science Cafe
Michael S Turner
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
Einstein's Outrageous Universe: Gravitational Waves, Black Holes and the Big Bang
Dr. Michael Turner, Bruce V. & Diana M. Rauner Service Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Director of the Kavli Institute at the University of Chicago will discuss the biggest mysteries of modern cosmology. Is the universe finite or infinite? What is speeding up the expansion of the universe? Turner will present the current state of knowledge about modern cosmology, from the discovery of cosmic expansion to dark matter and dark energy.