Presentation/ Astrophysics Perspective: "What and When Was the Christmas Star?"


Location: DVT in Jordan Hall of Science (View on map )

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An astrophysics perspective presented by Grant Mathews, professor of physics.

Was it a comet, a nova, a supernova or a planet alignment? Who were the "wise men from the East"? Professor Grant Mathews will review the many astronomical postulates and describe the evidence and possible answers to the nature and time of this special event.

Followed by a special video presentation of “A Season of Lights” by Loch Ness Productions.
See the poster here

Friday, Dec. 8 and Saturday, December 9, at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 10 at 3 p.m. in the Digital Visualization Theater.

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