interior of a large cylinder studded with smaller cylinders; standing at the bottom are two people in hard hats.

Neutrino detector in Chooz, France during assembly. Light sensors are attached to the walls and floor; detector fluid and more sensors will fill the central region.  UA faculty Jerry Busenitz and Ion Stancu worked with this collaboration.

the planet Jupiter.
Astronomy Public Observing Night at Moundville Archeological Park

March 24 @ 7:30 pm
Moundville Archaeological Park

The Astronomy group in the Dept. of Physics & Astronomy will be hosting a public night at Moundville Archeological Park on Friday, March 24th from 7:30p.m. – 10:00p.m. Prof. Ron Buta and Prof. Dawn Williams will lead deep-sky observing sessions use the 16″ and (recently donated) 17″ telescopes located in Moundville Archaeological Park, or the… [...]

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Big Bang Theory: Epochs
Astrophysics Journal Club

March 24 @ 4:00 pm
223 Gallalee Hall

Weekly discussion of the astrophysics literature. [...]

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Big Bang Theory: Epochs
Physics & Astronomy Colloquium

March 29 @ 3:30 pm
227 Gallalee Hall

Dr. Julia Cartwright (University of Alabama) will give a talk on "Dating major events in the solar system using geochemical & chronological studies of meteorites." [...]

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a large, round, colorful machine
Physics & Astronomy Colloquium

March 29 @ 3:45 pm
227 Gallalee Hall

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