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1:45 pm

The University of Maine’s Role in the National Geographic and Rolex’s Perpetual Planet Extreme Expedition to Mount Everest

November 15 @ 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Buchanan Alumni House, 160 College Ave.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Six University of Maine scientists will talk about what it was like to take part in the single most comprehensive scientific expedition ever conducted on Mount Everest. Panelists will include Paul Mayewski, Aaron Putnam, Mariusz Potocki, Heather Clifford, Peter Strand and Laura Mattas. A summit suit, a drill used to secure the highest core in the […]

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3:00 pm

Gravitational Waves from Compact Binaries: Implications for Fundamental Physics and Astrophysics

November 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bennett Hall, Bennett Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Presented by Emanuele Berti, Johns Hopkins University.  Part of the 2019 Physics Colloquium Series. Sponsored by the Department of Physics and Astronomy. 

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7:00 pm

Einstein’s Gravity Playlist

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 29, 2019

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

What are gravitational waves? How are these ripples in space-time created? Albert Einstein predicted their existence in 1916, and a century later, scientists detected these waves using incredibly precise laser technology here on Earth. See the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and Lucia, a Ph.D. student in physics, on an exploration of gravitational waves and […]

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9:00 pm

OneRepublic: Future Looks Good

November 15 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 29, 2019

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Grammy Award-winning band OneRepublic will rock the planetarium with stunning visuals, and out-of-this-world imagery. The "Future Looks Good" show features a compilation of songs from "Dreaming Out Loud," "Native," "Waking Up" and "Oh My My" albums, along with sneak peaks at the upcoming "Human" album set for release this year. Tickets are $8 for general admission. […]

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