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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Making the Largest 3D Maps of our Universe

Lecture | December 16 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Josh Dillon, Astronomy


Dr. Dillion will talk about a new technique being developed here at Berkeley with collaborators around the world to use radio telescopes to make huge 3D maps of hydrogen, the most abundant element in the universe, to test our cosmological theories. He will explain the observational challenges we’re facing and the reason why we’re building a giant array of 350 dishes–each one almost 50 feet...   More >

The Square Kilometer Array (SKA) telescope in South Africa