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Frontiers Lecture: Degenerates of the Universe

05/03/19 | Time Varies

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West & 79th St Map

212-769-5100

$12 and up


03-05-2019 12:00:00 03-05-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York Frontiers Lecture: Degenerates of the Universe | Time Varies What is a degenerate object in space? From white dwarfs to neutron stars, and brown dwarfs to planets, the universe is full of degenerate objects, a classification used in physics. Museum Curator Dr. Rebecca Oppenheimer discusses 25 years of her own research on these small but fascinating denizens of the universe. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=360017 American Museum of Natural History American Museum of Natural History
What is a degenerate object in space? From white dwarfs to neutron stars, and brown dwarfs to planets, the universe is full of degenerate objects, a classification used in physics. Museum Curator Dr. Rebecca Oppenheimer discusses 25 years of her own research on these small but fascinating denizens of the universe.

Venue Description: A museum for the 21st century, with a rich and storied past and one of the greatest natural history museums in the world, with over 40 exhibition halls. Open daily from 10am to 5:45pm except on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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