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      November 5, 2019

      Tuesday   7:00 PM

      3489 Observatory Place
      Cincinnati, Ohio 45208

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      Night of 100 Astronomers

      Night of 100 AstronomersTuesday November 5 from 7-9pm$39.00Name an Astronomer. Come on, name one. Who do you think of? Carl Sagan? Galileo? Neil DeGrasse Tyson? Aristotle? Is there ONE Astronomer that everyone thinks of?  That Hubble guy, whoever he was. Didn‚Äôt he make a telescope?How about an Astronomical idea? The Sun is a star? When did we learn that? What is the Sun made of? How did we figure that one out? How about the expanding Universe? Who ordered that? The Big Bang? The awesome distances to the stars; to galaxies?Man has been looking at the sky ever since he could look at the sky. There have been thousands of Astronomers over the millennia and they all learned from each other in sequence.  Isaac Newton said ‚ÄúIf I have seen further than others, it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants.‚Ä�� This class means to give you a whirlwind tour of the giants; at least about 100 of them. This is the history of Astronomy as told by the Astronomers. From the early Greek Thales predicting an eclipse in the 6th century BC to Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne, and Barry Barish for directly detecting gravitational waves in 2015.Come find out who discovered what, when, how they did it and why they are important enough to be included in the top 100 ‚Äúgiants.‚ÄùAbout Your Instructor: Dave Bosse is an Instructor of Astronomy at the University of Cincinnati and has been teaching at U.C for 40 years.Enrich your life with UC Continuing Education's exciting array of noncredit short, yet in-depth courses and educational opportunities designed for diverse audiences of all ages.To register call 513-556-6932 or select your course(s) online and click Register

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