A series of lectures aimed at freshmen non-physics majors highlighting the latest discoveries about the nature of our universe and the potential for dramatic advances in the coming decade. Also tour the MIT labs where the next generation of cutting-edge telescopes and instruments are being developed, and get a sneak preview of tomorrow's headlines in astronomy, astrophysics, and space science.
No enrollment limit, no advance sign-up for the lectures. Participants can attend individual lectures.
Limited enrollment, advance sign-up required for each lab tour; see individual tour descriptions.
Prerequisites: Attendance of talk(s) preceding the tour. Check each session for requirements.
All lectures will be held in 37-252 in Building 37 (campus map); tours of the labs will depart from 37-252 following the lectures.
Contact: Dr. Eric D. Miller
Check the website for abstract and complete details about the lectures and tours.