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Learning Unlimited: How the Universe went from Smooth to Lumpy

Wed, June 14, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm



Learning Unlimited
How the Universe went from Smooth to Lumpy

Dr. Eliot Quataert (Director, UC Berkeley Theoretical Astrophysics Center) on "How the Universe Evolved from Smooth to Lumpy" — The infant universe was remarkably uniform, with only tiny differences in its properties from one part to another. By contrast, the present universe exhibits enormous differences: some regions host planets, stars, and galaxies (and even humans!) while others do not. Prof. Quataert will describe how the universe evolved from its smooth beginnings to its current state, emphasizing how gravity reigns supreme and builds up the planets, stars, and galaxies required for biological evolution to proceed.

$5.00 For Members (incl.OLLI) w/Advanced Reg.

$7.00 For Non-Members w/Advanced Reg.

$10.00 For All Day of

$5.00 for Wonderfest Members

Please call 415.444.8000 to register.
Registrations are non-refundable.

Learning Unlimited lectures are made possible, in part, by a generous grant from Carol & Duff Kurland and Donors to the Osher Marin JCC’s Annual Fund in support of Adult & Senior Programs 

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