Brown University School of Engineering

Thinking Out Loud: Cosmic Shadows, Other Worlds and a Fifth Dimension

Thursday, November 8, 2018

4:00pm

121 South Main Street, 11th Floor

Thinking Out Loud:  Cosmic Shadows, Other Worlds and a Fifth Dimension

Arlie Petters,  Dean of Academic Affairs for Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at Duke University; Benjamin Powell Professor of Mathematics and a Professor of Physics and Economics

Shadow and illumination patterns are all around us. Similar patterns are also cast throughout the universe by the gravitational fields of stars and galaxies. This talk will unveil how these cosmic shadows carry clues about the existence of extrasolar planets and a possible fifth dimension. 

For more information and to RSVP, please visit:  

https://www.brown.edu/campus-life/events/thinking-out-loud/