Hubble and our Altered Universe
Location: New York City, NY
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope with leading scientists, as they discuss Hubble’s most important scientific discoveries including Hubble’s only Nobel Prize.
Sara Seager, MIT; Adam G. Riess, Johns Hopkins University and Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI); Priyamvada (Priya) Natarajan, Yale; and Matt Mountain, President of the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) join moderator, Ira Flatow, host of Science Friday® on PRI, Public Radio International.
From the surprising discovery of an accelerating universe, to the ability to map dark matter, and the first measurements of the chemical makeup of an exoplanet’s atmosphere, the Hubble Space Telescope has altered our very understanding of the universe and our place within it.
The Intrepid Museum
Allison & Howard Lutnick Theater
Pier 86 W 46th St and 12th Ave.
New York, NY 10036 USA
Phone: +1 212-245-0072
Tickets: $20 general public, $10 Members