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Science Under the Dome


Science Under the Dome is back for the Winter 2017 semester!  We have monthly talks lined up for January - April.

Join us Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 7:00pm for

Exploding Stars, Life, The Universe, and Everything

presented by

Prof. David Cinabro
Chair, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Wayne State University

Some stars end their lives in tremendous explosions called Supernovae. These violent events not only provide the basic building blocks of life, but also reveal the origin and fate of the Universe.   

This is a free event, but, attendance is limited - please be sure to RSVP!

Schedule for Winter 2017:

January 19, 2017 Prof. Ed Cackett, Wayne State Mapping Black Holes
February 16, 2017 Prof. Emily Rauscher, University of Michigan Peering into the Atmospheres of Strange New Worlds
March 23, 2017 Prof. David Cinabro, Wayne State

Exploding Stars, Life, The Universe, and Everything

April 20, 2017 Prof. Jerry Dunifer, Wayne State

The Geographic South Pole and Its Telescopes


The Wayne State Planetarium is dedicated to the promotion of science. We are proud to feature a series of free public lectures covering modern topics in science.