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The View from Earth: 400 Years of Astronomical Discovery

  • February 22, 2020
  • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn

2019-2020 STEMinar Series

The STEMinar Series consists of a variety of talks related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics. These talks are FREE and open to the public and take place throughout the Fall and Spring semesters. Pre-registration is required.  For more information about each talk, see below. Click here for complete details and registration.

Artificial Intelligence for Science

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 
4:30 to 6 p.m., Free
Student Resource Center (SRC)
Room 2000

Prasanna Balaprakash, Computer Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory

What is Artificial Intelligence? How can it revolutionize scientific discovery? Join us as Argonne computer scientist Prasanna Balaprakash explains the development, role, and importance of AI in science, our understanding of the world, and the development of beneficial, advanced technologies. 

Pre-registration is required. Please Register Here or contact Continuing Education with questions or to register by phone at (630) 942-2208.

The View from Earth: 400 Years of Astronomical Discovery

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020
7:30 to 9 p.m., Free
Student Resource Center (SRC)
Room 2000

Joseph DalSanto, Assistant Professor of Astronomy, College of DuPage

Humans have always looked up at the night sky and wondered. But the invention of the telescope 400 years ago completely changed our view of the cosmos. This presentation will provide an overview of the numerous, incredible discoveries such as planets, stars, and galaxies made possible by the most important astronomical invention ever created.

This talk is free as part of the Sage Series but requires pre-registration. To register, call Continuing Education at (630) 942-2208. 

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