Past Event

Bethany Cobb: In Galileo's Footsteps, Edwin Hubble and the Reshaping of Our Universe

Thu, Oct 1 2009 - 6:00pm

In Galileo’s Footsteps: Edwin Hubble and the Reshaping of Our Universe

Bethany Cobb, Ph.D., NSF Fellow, UC Berkeley

Learn about the great astronomy pioneer Edwin Hubble and how his use of a 100-inch telescope at the Mount Wilson Observatory in California not only resolved the “Great Debate” over the scale of the universe but also provided radical evidence that the universe is expanding.

MLF: Humanities/Science & Technology
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program
Cost:
$8 members, $15 non-members
Program Organizer: George Hammond