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Colloquium – Steven Ehkert – 25 Years of the Chandra X-ray Observatory

March 6 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Speaker: Steven Ehkert (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center)

Title: 25 Years of the Chandra X-ray Observatory

Abstract:

The Chandra X-ray Observatory, launched on July 23rd 1999, has revolutionized our understanding of high energy astronomical phenomena and objects. As we approach 25 years of operations for NASA’s flagship X-ray observatory, we will look back on some of the most important results enabled by Chandra’s high resolution mirrors and discuss what the future holds for the one-of-a-kind capabilities of this extraordinary X-ray observatory.

 

Host: Chao-Chin Yang

 

Details

Date:
March 6
Time:
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
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Website:
https://physics.ua.edu/colloquium/

Venue

Gallallee Hall Room 227
Gallalee Hall
Tuscaloosa, AL United States
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Phone
(205) 348-5050
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Organizer

Dona O’Neal
Phone
(205) 348-5050
Email
dmoneal1@ua.edu
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