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Online Lecture: The Science & Lore of Eclipses — Shadows in Space

Program No. 24922RJ
Join us on Tuesday, Mar. 26, 2024, at 1 p.m. (ET)/ 10 a.m. (PT), for a free one-hour lecture and Q&A to learn about solar and lunar eclipses.

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Join Kevin Luhman, an expert in astronomy and professor at Penn State University, for an engaging online lecture on solar and lunar eclipses. Discover the science behind these celestial phenomena, their interpretation in ancient mythologies and their influence on early astronomical discoveries. Learn about the patterns of eclipses and how they appear from different locations in our solar system. Professor Luhman will conclude with tips for viewing the April 8, 2024, total solar eclipse, offering a valuable experience for all.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event.
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Kevin Luhman
Kevin Luhman received a B.A. in astronomy and a B.S. in physics from the University of Texas at Austin, as well as a Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of Arizona. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and is now an associate professor at Penn State University. Kevin has used optical and infrared telescopes such as the Hubble Space Telescope and the Spitzer Space Telescope to study the birth of stars and planets.

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Kevin Luhman received a B.A. in astronomy and a B.S. in physics from the University of Texas at Austin, as well as a Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of Arizona. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and is now an associate professor at Penn State University. Kevin has used optical and infrared telescopes such as the Hubble Space Telescope and the Spitzer Space Telescope to study the birth of stars and planets.





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