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California Academy of Sciences

55 Music Concourse Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94118 USA
(415) 379-8000 http://www.calacademy.org

Cal Academy of Sciences

The California Academy of Sciences is a world-class scientific and cultural institution based in San Francisco. The Academy recently opened a new facility in Golden Gate Park, a 400,000 square foot structure that houses an aquarium, a planetarium a natural history museum and a 4-story rainforest all under one roof.

The new facility is also home to the Academy’s staff of world-class scientists, an education department that provides a wide range of student and teacher services, and an extensive science library with over 26 million specimens and artifacts.

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March 2018

Seeing Our Universe in New Ways – the Infrared Sky Re-imagined

March 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94118 USA
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$12 - $15

In recent decades, our ability to study the universe with telescopes detecting a range of wavelengths of light - enabled by placing them on mountain tops, on airplanes, on balloons, to rockets and satellites in orbit - has revealed a beautiful, mystifying, dynamic, and rather extraordinary place. Infrared light, in particular, penetrating deep into dark clouds, allows us to observe the birth of stars, measure the re-emission of the dust left behind by violent supernovae stellar deaths, and study the environments of…

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