March 26 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium at University of Wyoming
UW Planetarium 1000 E University Ave Laramie, WY 82071, Laramie, 82071 United States

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Thursday March 26th, 7 PM – 9 PM

Sci-Fi With a Scientist: “Contact” with Dr. Kobulnicky

Enjoy the celebrated and controversial adaptation of Carl Sagan’s hard science fiction hit “Contact” and then get the science facts with Dr. Chip Kobulnicky, Ph.D. and University of Wyoming of Wyoming Professor. He was a Hubble Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and an associate scientist at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, before joining the UW faculty in 2002. Chip is an observational astronomer, using ground-based and space-based telescopes at radio, infrared, optical, and X-ray wavelengths to study stars, star formation, the chemical composition of interstellar material, and the evolution of galaxies. (FREE movie/live presentation)