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If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] The 11 international partners of the Giant Magellan Telescope Organization, which includes the University of Chicago, announces the commitment of more than $500 million to begin construction of the first of a new generation of extremely large telescopes. This animated video shows the operation of the Giant Magellan Telescope....
Published 06/10/15
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] Pioneering University of Chicago cosmologist Michael S. Turner focuses his remarks on “the Chicago School of Cosmology,” from Edwin Hubble and George Ellery Hale to the present. Hubble, SB 1910, PhD 1917, discovered that the universe consists of billions of galaxies and that it has been expanding since it began in a big bang....
Published 04/30/13
Published 04/30/13
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] Pioneering University of Chicago cosmologist Michael S. Turner focuses his remarks on “the Chicago School of Cosmology,” from Edwin Hubble and George Ellery Hale to the present. Hubble, SB 1910, PhD 1917, discovered that the universe consists of billions of galaxies and that it has been expanding since it began in a big bang....
Published 04/30/13
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] UChicago Assistant Professor Daniel Fabrycky explains how his work with the Kepler space telescope is helping to find far-off planets like our own.
Published 02/18/13
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] UChicago Assistant Professor Daniel Fabrycky explains how his work with the Kepler space telescope is helping to find far-off planets like our own.
Published 02/18/13
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] Scholars and researches discuss the interplay between society and science at the Adler Planetarium's high-tech Grainger Sky Theater. The discussion focused on the mysteries of the cosmos and how they have affected our art, entertainment, and education, and the disconnect between society and true scientific knowledge.
Published 06/07/12
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] Scholars and researches discuss the interplay between society and science at the Adler Planetarium's high-tech Grainger Sky Theater. The discussion focused on the mysteries of the cosmos and how they have affected our art, entertainment, and education, and the disconnect between society and true scientific knowledge.
Published 06/07/12
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] University of Chicago physicist Juan Collar discusses the search for dark matter (1:30).
Published 08/11/10
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] University of Chicago astrophysicist Angela Olinto discusses high energy cosmic rays and a new observatory determined to find their origins. Copyright 2005 The University of Chicago.
Published 08/03/09
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] What is dark matter? Is the universe speeding up? University of Chicago Professor Michael Turner clarifies how theoretical and experimental cosmologists challenge each other to unravel the deep mysteries of the universe. Copyright 2003 The University of Chicago.
Published 08/03/09
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] As one of four lectures from the Alumni Club's Day of Science, cosmologist Rocky Kolb talks about the mysterious dark matter and dark energy that make up 95 percent of the universe in The Dark Side of the Universe.
Published 07/28/09
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] The University of Chicago's Evalyn Gates calls the instrument Einstein's telescope. The instrument is actually the phenomenon of gravitational lensing, which acts as a sort of natural telescope. Gates' recently published book, Einstein's Telescope: The Hunt for Dark Matter and Dark Energy in the Universe, explains how it...
Published 06/24/09
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] What is dark matter? Is the universe speeding up? University of Chicago Professor Michael Turner clarifies how theoretical and experimental cosmologists challenge each other to unravel the deep mysteries of the universe. Copyright 2003 The University of Chicago.
Published 01/07/09
If you experience any technical difficulties with this video or would like to make an accessibility-related request, please send a message to [email protected] University of Chicago astrophysicist Angela Olinto discusses high energy cosmic rays and a new observatory determined to find their origins. Copyright 2005 The University of Chicago.
Published 01/07/09