904 North Poplar
Simulcast of a lecture from the Adler Planetarium in Chicago. You’ll hear the speakers and see the terrific graphics just as if you were there. You can even join in the Q&A via text.
Drs. Chris Lintott and Laura Trouille will examine how scientists cope with surprises, reveal what it’s like to think you might have found aliens, and explain how you too might make a remarkable discovery from the comfort of your home. From ghost remnants of black hole jets to exotic planets around distant stars to Boyajian’s star, the most mysterious star in our galaxy, there are thousands of reasons to look up at the night sky—and be surprised!