Keck live webcast: Seeing the Invisible Universe

On Thursday, Feb. 9, beginning at 9 pm PST, 8 pm MST, 7 pm CST, 6 pm EST Dr. Soifer will present some of the most exciting results from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. Among its many discoveries include detecting emissions from hot Jupiters orbiting other stars, finding Fullerene (carbon buckyball) molecules in space, observing prebiotic molecules in galaxies seen less than 3 billion years after the Big Bang, and measuring the masses of the most distant and youngest galaxies known. Dr. Tom Soifer is a Keck Observatory board member, Director of the Spitzer Science Center and Chair of the Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy at Caltech.


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