University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Friday, August 31st 2018
09:00 am:
Observational Cosmology Lab at the State Fair in U of M Crossroads Exhibit Building—Dan Patch Avenue and Underwood Street
9:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m.

Professor Shaul Hanany's Observational Cosmology Lab will showcase various technologies and techniques used by EBEX, a telescope which flew around Antarctica on a helium balloon to help us understand the beginning of the Universe. These technologies and techniques include the levitating properties of superconductors as well as the polarization properties of light.

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