Renowned Astronomer to Speak at Florida Tech

– Dr. Virginia Trimble, one of the most well known U.S. astronomers, will present a free public lecture on Nov. 6 at 7:00 p.m. in Florida Tech’s F.W. Olin
Life Sciences Building auditorium on University Blvd. Her topic is “Cosmology: Man’s Place in the Universe.”

Trimble is a professor at the University of California , Irvine , and at the University of Maryland , College Park . She spent two years as a postdoctoral
fellow at Cambridge University and received the 1986 National Academy of Sciences Award for scientific reviewing. Trimble currently serves as vice
president of the International Astronomical Union, vice president of the American Astronomical Society, and is a member of the executive board of the
American Physical Society.

Her lecture is funded by the American Astronomical Society’s Harlow Shapley Public Lecture program, and hosted by the College of Science and Liberal Arts’
Humanities Lecture Series.

Trimble will also deliver a technical colloquium on Nov. 7 at 4:00 p.m. in the Crawford Science Tower , Room S210. This presentation, “Emergent Stucture:
The First Two Centuries of the First Two Eons,” is part of the Department of Physics and Space Sciences colloquium series.

For more information, call Dr. Terry Oswalt at ext. 7325.

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