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May 17, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Framingham State University Planetarium
100 State Street
Framingham, MA 01701
Free to the public.

Testing Einstein with Lasers and the Moon: The APOLLO Project

Friday, May 17, 2019

Dr. James Battat, Wellesley College Dr. Battat will share updates on the precision tests of gravity with the Apache Point Observatory Lunar Laser-ranging Operation (APOLLO) project that uses Apollo-era mirrors left on the lunar surface. The talk is introduced and complemented by a full dome planetarium presentation by Mary MacDonald of the McAuliffe Center. Sponsored by: McAuliffe Center and the MetroWest STEM Education Network