To celebrate the 2009 International Year of Astronomy and East Central University's Centennial, ECU's Society of Physics Students will host a free public lecture on astronomy at 7 p.m. Friday [April 17] in the Estep Multimedia Center in the University Center.
Dr. Bill Romanishin of the University of Oklahoma will discuss "Boy Beyond Neptune: A look at the amazing discoveries in the outer solar system in the last 10 years."
The lecture is part of an SPS three-state zone meeting Thursday and Friday [April 17-18] at ECU. SPS members from Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri will attend.
The International Year of Astronomy 2009 is a global celebration of astronomy and its contributions to society and culture. This year's celebration marks the 400th anniversary of the first use of an astronomical telescope by Galileo Galilei.
For more information, contact Dr. Karen Williams at 580-559-5394.
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