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Mon, May 27, 2024


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The World's Greatest Telescopes Past, Present, and Future  (Public Programs)

The telescope that Galileo turned on the skies in 1609 revolutionized astronomy, but is a toy compared to even the telescopes of amateur astronomers today. In the four centuries since Galileo, telescopes have grown hugely in size and complexity, their locations have moved from sea level to mountaintops, and they have soared into space. The pioneering telescopes of the past, the cutting edge telescopes of today, and the dream telescopes of tomorrow are discussed

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Location: Abrams Planetarium [map]
Price: free
Sponsor: Physics Astronomy Department
Contact: Mary Gowans
email pic gowans@msu.edu
phone pic 517-355-4676