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Capital Science Evening
The Universe from Beginning to End
Wednesday,February 29, 6:45 p.m.
Carnegie Institution for Science16th & P Streets NW
(enter on 16th street entrance)
Dr. Brian Schmidt
2011 Nobel Laureate for PhysicsThe Australian National University,The Research School of Astronomyand Astrophysics,Mount Stromlo Observatory
In 1998 two teams traced back theexpansion of the universe over billions of years and discovered that it wasaccelerating, a startling discovery thatindicated more than 70% of the cosmoswas in the form of dark energy. 2011 NobelLaureate for Physics Brian Schmidt, leaderof the High-Redshift Supernova SearchTeam, will describe this discovery andexplain how astronomers have usedobservations to trace our universe's historyback more than 13 billion years, leadingthem to ponder the ultimate fate of thecosmos.
Co-hosted by the Carnegie Institution for Science with The AustralianNational University, and the Australian Department of Industry,Innovation, Science, Research and TertiaryEducation.
A conversation with artist Mikael Olsson. His exhibition Södrakull Frösakull will open in House of Sweden onMarch 1st.Wednesday, February 29, 6:30-7:30 pmHouse of Sweden2900 K Street NWWashington, DC 20007RSVP required: email@example.com