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Astronomy Night Out

CIERA’s Astronomy Night Out series brings campus and the Chicagoland community together to hear a CIERA astronomer speak on a fascinating, timely topic. After the lecture, meet Northwestern astronomers, engage in astronomy activities, and look through telescopes (weather permitting)! These lectures are aimed at audiences of all ages interested in astronomy. They are free and open to all.

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CIERA Second Astronomy Night Out

“Sequencing the DNA of Galaxies with JWST” 

Dr. Allison Strom

Friday, May 19th, 2023 @ 7:00pm
Northwestern’s Technological Institute, LR2

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CIERA Inagurural Astronomy Night Out

“Signals from the Stellar Disco: Decoding the Secret Messages in Starlight” 

Dr. Emily Leiner

Friday, April 22nd, 2022 @ 7:00pm
Northwestern’s Lutkin Auditorium


Upcoming Events

CIERA 15th Annual Public Lecture by Marcia Bartusiak

Oct 05, 2023
5:30 PM
Cahn Auditorium