The Extreme Universe: Travellers’ Tales From Exotic Corners of the Cosmos

Winter Quarter, 2024

Thursdays, 1 - 2:30 p.m., Norris University Center

D. The Extreme Universe: Travellers’ Tales From Exotic Corners of the Cosmos Shane L. Larson, Associate Director of CIERA, Research Professor, Astronomy

Earth is an idyllic and friendly place to live, with blue skies, rippling waters, and soft green hills. But the Universe beyond is vast beyond our ability to comprehend and filled with places and things that are exotic, dangerous, and strange. We’ll visit some of these places, explore what they are, and how we know about them.