Astronomy Lecture - How the Universe Ends (w/ Book Raffle)

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Astronomy Lecture - How the Universe Ends (w/ Book Raffle)

What is the ultimate fate of the cosmos? Join our lecture to learn what astrophysicists think the Universe may end.

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Dinkelspiel Auditorium 471 Lagunita Drive Stanford, CA 94305

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This lecture is open to all and recommended for the general public and students above 9th grade. The event will be offered in a hybrid format.

Location: Dinkelspiel Auditorium (Stanford campus) & YouTube

Title: How the Universe Ends

Speaker: Prof. Katherine Mack (Perimeter Institute)

Abstract: The Big Bang theory tells the story of the beginning of the Universe, our cosmic home for the last 13.8 billion years. But how does the story end? In this lecture, Prof. Mack will share what modern astrophysics tells us about the ultimate fate of the cosmos, and what the catastrophic destruction of all reality would look like to anyone still around to see it.

Live stream URL can be found at the bottom of the EventBrite registration confirmation email. We will also raffle off 5 copies of the speaker's book, The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking), to in-person and online audiences.

For more event information, please visit https://kipac.stanford.edu/discover.

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