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Tucson 2014 YeTaDel Lecture

The Center for Consciousness Studies, UA Philosophy Department, Theoretical Astrophysics Program and Steward Public Evening Lecture Series Present:

Sir Roger Penrose

Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics, University of Oxford

Monday, Apr 21st 4pm
Steward Observatory N210

Seeing Signals from Before our Big Bang?

Current cosmology presents the following picture: the origin of the entire universe was a vast explosion known as the “Big Bang”, immediately followed by a brief period of exponential expansion called “inflation”; after this was a more sedate expansion which continued nearly until our current epoch, But now a second phase of exponential expansion, driven by “dark energy” is taking over. In this talk I present a modified extension this...

In Memory of Father Bill Stoeger, SJ, PhD, of the Vatican Observatory

A memorial mass followed by reception will be celebrated in Tucson on Tuesday, April 22, 5:00 pm at the Benedictine Monastery, 800 N. Country Club Rd. 

This remembrance was written by Jose Funes, the director of the Vatican Observatory, which has offices at Steward Observatory:

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of...

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