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Gravity in the Eyes of Prof. Einstein: A Strange Theory that Actually Works!

August 23, 2017 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Speaker: Shasvath Kapadia

In 1915, Albert Einstein presented a theory of gravity that was so bizarre, it almost bordered on science-fiction. And yet, it’s unprecedented success in unravelling some of Nature’s most baffling mysteries has compelled the world to embrace it. Come join us as we try to build an intuitive picture of what this theory is all about, and get a sense of its power by briefly exploring a few of its most spectacular predictions – including black-holes, gravitational waves, and the expanding Universe.

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Date:
August 23, 2017
Time:
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
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Venue

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium
1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Phone:
414-229-4961
Website:
https://uwm.edu/planetarium/