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OUR COSMIC BALLET - Jackie Faherty

Claritas Distinguished Speaker in the Sciences

Jackie Faherty is a senior scientist and senior education manager in the American Museum of Natural History’s Department of Astrophysics and the Department of Education. Faherty will guide her audience through cutting-edge visualizations of the most spectacular astronomical dataset of our time - a virtual tour of hundreds of millions of stars, highlighting astronomers’ revolutionary scientific progress. Her presentation will reveal the history of our galaxy, from recent stellar flybys to long-ago Milky Way mergers. Working at the forefront of brown dwarf and exoplanet studies, Faherty has written more than 80 peer-reviewed papers on the topic and won numerous top awards and grants. She co-runs the dynamic research group Brown Dwarfs in New York City and the popular citizen science project Backyard Worlds, and is a leading expert in visualizing astronomical data.

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October 15, 2019

7:30PM

Add to Calendar 10/15/201907:30 PM 10/15/201911:59 PM America/New_York OUR COSMIC BALLET - Jackie Faherty Jackie Faherty is a senior scientist and senior education manager in the American Museum of Natural History’s Department of Astrophysics and the Department... More info at www.mountainhomemag.com/events/171851/our-cosmic-ballet-jackie-faherty Susquehanna University, Stretansky Concert Hall 514 University Avenue , Selinsgrove, PA 17870 axEakIwmdzNKaowyWmiv58927

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