Link to event here: Special Earth Hour AstroTour - Lights Off Universe On

Special Event – Lights Off Universe On
Come explore our precious place in the cosmos!

Special Location: 33 Willcocks St, Room 1050


5:40 – 6:40 – Planetarium Shows (15 minutes each)
6:00 – 7:00 – Reception in the Earth Sciences Building Lobby
7:00 – 8:00 – Talk by Bryan Gaensler
8:00 – 8:15 – Post-Talk & Time to Walk to the Telescopes
8:15 – 10:00 – Telescope Observing, Activities, & Refreshments
8:30 – 9:30 – Earth Hour!

Special Talk by new Dunlap Institute Director Bryan Gaensler

Why the Universe will get us in the End

The stars of the night sky appear gentle, peaceful and unchanging. But this is a lie. The Universe is a violent and catastrophic place, with dozens of tools at its disposal to wipe out all life on Earth with almost no warning. Astronomers are still only beginning to appreciate the true scope of the dramatic forces that drive the Universe’s evolution.