The Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy, or WMAP, Explorer space mission mapped the remnant radiation from the Big Bang across the entire sky. From the patterns observed, scientists have deduced the age, history, contents and geometry of our universe. Professor Charles Bennett will discuss discoveries made and mysteries that remain.
The lecture will take place on March 22, 2012, at 8 p.m. Come early to see a free film and to meet the lecturer.
The lecture will be held at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., and is free to attend. Tickets are required. The lecture will be webcast live for free viewing online. Lecture video will be archived.
For more information, visit http://www.nasm.si.edu/events/eventDetail.cfm?eventID=3725.