Lecture | May 2 | 7-10 p.m. | 131 Campbell Hall
Ben Margalit, UC Berkeley
The May edition of UC Berkeley Astronomy Night features a lecture from Berkeley postdoc Ben Margalit on the discovery of unexpected astrophysical phenomena, from pulsars to gamma-ray bursts.
As always, come join us at Campbell Hall on the UC Berkeley campus on the first Thursday of every month for a FREE night of astronomy and stargazing on the roof with our fleet of telescopes.
When: Thursday, May 2nd
Talk: 7:30pm sharp-8:30pm "Who Ordered This? A Tale of Cold War Satellites, Microwave Ovens, and Little Green Men in the Story of Discovering the Unexpected" (Ben Margalit)
Stargazing: 8:30pm-10:00pm (weather dependent)
Doors to Campbell Hall open at 7:00pm, and seating is first come, first serve. The talk will begin at 7:30 sharp, and late arrivals may not be admitted to the lecture hall. Feel free to come and go during the stargazing portion of the evening. Contact UCBastronight@gmail.com if you have questions. Our full 2019 season and more details are online here: https://astro.berkeley.edu/i/astro-night