Monday, January 28th, 6 pm
***Union Station , Northampton***
How the Universe Ends
How will the Universe end?
How do we know?
What’s going to happen to the Earth?
What will astronomers of the future see?
Is there any hope for a Universe that lasts forever?
Dr Katherine (Katie) Mack is a theoretical astrophysicist who studies a range of questions in cosmology, the study of the universe from beginning to end. She currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Physics at North Carolina State University, where she is also a member of the Leadership in Public Science Cluster. Throughout her career she has studied dark matter, the early universe, galaxy formation, black holes, cosmic strings, and the ultimate fate of the cosmos. Alongside her academic research, she is an active science communicator and has been published in a number of popular publications such as Scientific American, Slate, Sky & Telescope, Time.com, and Cosmos Magazine, where she is a columnist. You can find her on Twitter as @AstroKatie.
SciTech Cafe events are open all those with curious minds regardless age and background. Our events, prizes and snack are free, but donations are appreciated.
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