Research + Pizza Looks to the Stars with Fritz Benedict, 11/5
When: 12:30 p.m., Thursday, November 5, 2015.
Background: The next installment of Research+Pizza features a little break for star-gazing as end of semester pressure begins to ramp up.
Benedict has been involved with the HST project since 1993, using his access to research across a range of fields associated with the study of space — including astrometry, space astronomy, extragalactic astronomy, the search for and study of extrasolar planets and low-mass companions of stars, extraterrestrial life and star formation in external galaxies — and contributing to hundreds of published scientific papers.
Benedict has been with the university since 1979, and has served numerous scientific organizations including leadership positions in the American Astronomical Society and the International Astronomical Union.
Free Pizza (while it lasts) generously provided by program supporter Austin’s Pizza.
Research + Pizza is a lunchtime lecture series featuring research presentations by faculty from across the university.