Dr. Geoff Marcy Lecture at Lick Observatory - SOLD OUT
The 'Evening with the Stars' program gives the public a chance to experience Lick Observatory at night!
Activities include an astronomy talk by a "star" scientist, viewings through both the historic 36-inch Great Lick Refractor telescope and 40-inch Nickel Reflector telescope, a fascinating talk about Lick Observatory's rich history, after-hours gift shop access, light refreshments, and astronomy discussions with amateur astronomers using their own ground telescopes.
Dr. Geoff Marcy, UCB
8:30 p.m., doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Geoff Marcy and his group have discovered hundreds of planets orbiting around other stars. He is a Member of the National Academy of Sciences, won the NASA Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement, was named Discovery Magazine's 2003 Space Scientist of the Year, was co-recipient of the Shaw Prize, and was a co-investigator on the NASA Kepler mission that discovered over 4000 planets, most being nearly the size of our Earth. He is now searching for intelligent life in the universe.
Friday, August 7, 2015 at 8:30pm
7281 Mount Hamilton Road, Mount Hamilton, California 95140