All talks are free and begin at 7 p.m. at Centennial Hall on the UA campus.
Cosmology: Making Sense of the Universe.
Guy Consolmagno S.J., astronomer and curator of meteorites, Vatican Observatory, Castel Gandolfo, Vatican City State.
Origin of the Universe: The Big Bang.
Christopher D. Impey, Distinguished Professor, Astronomy/Steward Observatory, University of Arizona.
Dark Matter, Dark Energy and Inflation: The Big Mysteries of Cosmology.
Michael S. Turner, professor, Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, University of Chicago.
Astronomical Alchemy: The Origin of the Elements.
Philip A. Pinto, associate professor, astronomy/Steward Observatory, UA.
Origins of Black Holes: Gravity at Its Extreme.
Feryal Özel, associate professor, astronomy/Steward Observatory, UA.
The Oldest Question: Is There Life Beyond Earth?
Carolyn Porco, Cassini Imaging Team Leader, CICLOPS/Space Science Institute, Boulder, Colo.
For more information, call 621-4090 or go online to: cos.arizona.edu/cosmic