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Lincoln Hills Astronomy Group

               
Cosmology Interest Group

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The Cosmology Interest Group is a sub-group of the Lincoln Hills
Astronomy Group.
We meet to
to provide a forum for learning and discussing
cosmology, the study of the origin, characteristics, and fate of
the
universe or universes. The CIG provides an excellent
opportunity for those who
have an interest in astronomy/cosmology
to learn about, as well as to meet and discuss ideas
with others having
like interests. Mathematics is purposely minimized and is not
required
to understand the concepts.


We meet on the third Monday of the month.
No meeting in December

Our Next Meeting
 Thursday April 17, 2017
6:45 - Fine Arts Room at Orchard Creek Lodge

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We are currently reviewing the DVD video lecture series
Black Holes Explained by Alex Filippenko
See our current schedule below


The Cosmology Interest Group was founded by Morey Lewis and Ron Olson
If you have any questions about this group you can contact them at:
  Morey Lewis
eunmor@pobox.com 408-4469 or Ron Olson rolson@starstream.net 408-1435

  Jim Kelley is our current lecture moderator 
jkelley52948@gmail.com

2017
January 16   "Black Holes Explained"  DVD Lecture Series by Alex Filippenko
- Lecture 06 "Quasars - Feasting Supermassive Black Holes"
- Lecture 07 "Gravitational Waves - Ripples in Space-Time"
  Q&A and Discussion
February 20  "Black Holes Explained" DVD Lecture Series by Alex Filippenko
- Lecture 08  "The Wildest Ride in the Universe"
  Problems with the Audio/visual equipment only allowed us to cover one lecture
  Q&A and Discussion  
March 20      "Black Holes Explained" DVD Lecture Series by Alex Filippenko
- Lecture 09  "Shortcuts Through the Universe and Beyond"
  Again we were plagued with technical difficulties and only one lecture was covered
  Q&A and Discussion
April 17        "Black Holes Explained" DVD Lecture Series by Alex Filippenko
- Lecture 10   "Stephen Hawking and Black Hole Evaporation"
  Q&A and Discussion
May 15         "Black Holes Explained" DVD Lecture Series by Alex Filippenko
- Lecture 11   "Black Holes and the Holographic Universe"
- Lecture 
12   "Black Holes and the Large Hadron Collider"
  Q&A and Discussion
June 19

July 17

August 21

September 18

October 16

November 20

December 18