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STScI public lecture webcast on February 7, 2006

Subject: STScI public lecture webcast on February 7, 2006
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Date: 25 Jan 2006 08:33:39 -0800
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WEBCAST ANNOUNCEMENT:

The following event at the Space Telescope Science
Institute will be webcast live. The recorded webcast
will also be available for viewing online shortly
afterward.

To view the webcast, you may need to download and
install software. See the web site listed below a
few days in advance for details.


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           Hubble Space Telescope Public Lecture Series
                            at the
               Space Telescope Science Institute



Speaker: Dr. Frank Summers, Space Telescope Science Institute

Topic: Astronomy Visualization: The State of the Art

Date: February 7, 2006

Time:  8 PM

Place:  Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) Auditorium

Price:  Free admission and free parking

Phone:  410-338-4700

Internet:  http://hubblesite.org/about_us/public-talks.shtml


"Astronomy Visualization: The State of the Art" was a special
session at the recent American Astronomical Society meeting
in Washington, DC. To a standing room only crowd, the session
presented a selection of the coolest astronomy animations as
well as the science and visualization challenges that make
them even more remarkable. In this special encore, Dr. Summers,
the main organizer of the special session, will show highlights
and extras from the session and the compilation DVD.


NOTE: The previously scheduled speaker had to cancel. He will
be re-scheduled for later in the year.


Lectures on a diverse selection of cosmic topics are held
the first Tuesday of every month at 8 PM in the STScI
Auditorium, located at 3700 San Martin Drive on the Homewood
campus of Johns Hopkins University. Admission is free and free
parking is available in the lot across the street.

This lecture will be webcast live. The recorded webcast will
also be available for viewing online shortly afterward. To
view the webcast, you may need to download and install
software. See the web site listed below a few days in advance
for details.

Further information and directions are available by
calling 410-338-4700 or on the internet at:

   http://hubblesite.org/about_us/public-talks.shtml


NEXT MONTH: March 7, 2006
            Dr. Adam Riess, Space Telescope Science Institute
            Dark Energy and the Fate of the Universe


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