Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads Lecture and Discussion : Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Astronomy (But Were Afraid to Ask): Questions and Answers with UM Professor Timothy McKay

This event was held on February 2, 2009 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

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UM physicist and astronomer Timothy McKay presents a brief overview of some of the current ideas and theories in the field of astronomy. He will also talk about the GalaxyZoo project, which uses volunteer amateurs to contribute to galaxy structure research. This will be followed by a Q & A session, where Professor McKay will answer everything you ever wanted to know about astronomy, based on audience questions - so please don't be afraid to ask!

Timothy McKay is the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Physics in the University of Michigan Physics Department. His current research focuses on fundamental questions of observational astrophysics and cosmology. This event is held in collaboration with Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Reads 2009, the theme of which is The Universe: Yours to Discover.

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