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Cosmology Interest Group

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The Cosmology Interest Group is a sub-group
of the Lincoln Hills Astronomy Group. 
in the form of a lecture or video series, focusing
some aspect of cosmology; followed by a spirited discussion.  There is no need to be proficient in math
or physics formulas.  We try to keep things as simple
as possible, so everyone can grasp the topic being presented.  This is a fun group with lots very smart members to answer just about any questions you

may have about the cosmos.

For more information contact Morey Lewis at

Our Next Meeting

Monday, June 17
in the Orchard Creek Fine
Arts room at 6:45 PM,  Ed Miller continues his
series on radio astronomy with lectures:

#17 Radio Source Counts
 Radio source counts have led to great discoveries about the universe, even though each individual
radio source isn't fully understood.  Between massive black holes and starbursts, scientists relying in part on astronomical surveys now believe galaxies can
    have different evolutionary tracks and histories. And the universe itself?  It seems to be not only evolving, but evolving through stages.

#18 Active Galactic Nuclei and the VLA
The need for a new generation of radio inter- ferometers to untangle extragalactic radio sources
led to the development of the Very Large Array (VLA) in New Mexico.  With its twenty-seven radio antennas in a Y-shaped configuration, it gives both high sensitivity and high angular resolution.  The
VLA provided a deeper and clearer look at
galaxies than ever before, and the results
were astonishing.

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Dark Matter

January 21
#7 Tour of the Green Bank Observatory
#8 Tour of the Green Bank Telescope
February 18
#9 Hydrogen and the Structure of Galaxies
#10 Pulsars: Clocks in Space
March 18
#11 Pulsars and Gravity
#12 Pulsars and the 300-Foot Telescope
April 15
#13 The Big Bang: The Oldest Radio Waves
#14 H II Regions and the Birth of Stars
May 20
#15 Supernovas and the Death of Stars
#16 Radio Stars and Early Interferometers
June 17
#17 Radio Source Counts
#18 Active Galactic Nuclei and the VLA
July 15
On vacation
August 19
#19 A Telescope as Big as the Earth
#20 Galaxies and Their Gas
September 16
#21 Interstellar Molecular Clouds
#22 Star Formation and ALMA
#23 Interstellar Chemistry and Life
#24 The Future of Radio Astronomy
December 1
Holiday luncheon in the Solarium.