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Stanford University’s Astronomy Program presents

29th Annual Bunyan Lecture
Wednesday, February 1, 2012,

Free and Open to the Public

Braun Auditorium, Mudd Chemistry Bldg
333 Campus Drive [map]

Andrea Ghez, UCLA
“Unveiling the Pulse of our Galaxy”

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29th Annual Bunyan Lecture on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 7:30pm @ Braun Auditorium (Mudd Chemistry) 333 Campus Drive.

Our speaker will be Professor Andrea Ghez, of UCLA.  Professor Ghez’s research is focused on using and developing high spatial resolution imaging techniques to study star formation and investigating the proposed massive black hole at the center of our Galaxy.

The following day, Professor Ghez will also give a technical seminar, “Bringing our Galaxy’s Supermassive Black Hole and its Environs into Focus with Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics" (Thursday, 2/2/12, 4pm, SLAC KIPAC 3rd  floor conference room)

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Each year the Stanford Astronomy Program organizes the Bunyan Lecture, named for James T. Bunyan, a member of the Hoover Institution whose will specified that his estate endow lectures that "inquire into man's changing vision of the cosmos and of human destiny as revealed in the latest discoveries in the fields of astronomy and space exploration."

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