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Canada South Science City; a 5 Part UNI-COM Universe Series
January 29, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
A series of 5 popular interactive talks with distinguished University Professor Emeritus and physicist Bill Baylis will be held in the Science Café.
The UNIVERSE—What is It (and how do we know)?
1. Our evolving perception of the cosmos from ancient times to the present.
a.Progress from astrology and the development of the calendar to modern astrophysics
b.The concurrent development of tools (telescopes, space and time location devices, etc.)
c.Associated formulation of physical laws
2. The structure of the universe and our place in it (February 5)
3. Time and Distance Scales: how do we know? (February 12)
4. Relativity and Light (February 19)
5. The Quantum Universe (February 26)
Registration through UNI~COM: http://www1.uwindsor.ca/unicom/
Small fee will apply.