UIS will host public presentations by two internationally known astronomers on Friday, November 9. At 11:30 a.m. in UHB 2034, Roberta Humphreys will lead "A Conversation on Being WISE: Women in Science and Engineering." That evening, at 7:30 p.m. in UHB 2008, Kris Davidson will speak on "The Violent Supernova Impostor."
Davidson and Humphreys are both faculty members at the University of Minnesota, where Davidson is Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Astronomy and Humphreys is Institute of Technology Distinguished Professor of Astronomy. Both collaborate with UIS Assistant Professor of Astronomy/Physics John Martin on ongoing research projects involving the Hubble Space Telescope and the Gemini Telescope in Chile. Read more>>