blue, red, and green computer-generated graphic.

Computer simulation of a burning front moving upward through a channel distorted by strong turbulence. This burning front is similar to that which incinerates a star in about a second during a thermonuclear supernova. The red surface is the forward side of the front and the blue is the back. Simulation by UA faculty member Dean Townsley.

the planet Jupiter.
Public Observing at Moundville

September 30 @ 7:30 pm
Moundville Archaeological Park

Viewing of nebulae, star clusters, and the Andromeda Galaxy, hosted by Professors Ron Buta and Bill Keel. [...]

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a supermassive black hole (computer-generated image)
Physics & Astronomy Public Talk

October 4 @ 7:00 pm
1000 North Lawn Hall

Deirdre Shoemaker (Professor, Georgia Tech) will give a public talk on LIGO titled: "Spacetime Ripples and Rips: Our Amazing Universe" [...]

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a large, round, colorful machine
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium: Gravitational Wave Astronomy

October 5 @ 3:45 pm
Gallallee Hall Room 227

Weekly colloquium series in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.  Lecture is primarily targeted for graduate students in physics and astronomy, however anyone interested is welcome. Speaker: Deirdre Shoemaker, Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology [...]

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STScI/UA Astro seminar series

October 5 @ 2:15 pm
GL 223

Remote viewing of STScI astronomy colloquium by Charles Steidel (California Institute of Technology) on Reconciling the Massive Stars and Nebular Emission in High Redshift Galaxies [...]

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