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WN@tL: ““What the Heck is X-ray Astronomy, and Why Do We Bother?”
December 14, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Speaker: Dan McCammon, Physics
Description: A story about how a rocket flight amongst the creepy-crawlies of the Australian boondocks is related to what our Universe is made of, and why you need to cool your X-ray detectors to 1/20th of a degree above absolute zero to look at million-degree gas.
Explore More: https://wisp.physics.wisc.edu/xray/
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WN@TL begins at 7:00pm Central.
You can also watch the web stream at the WN@TL YouTube channel.
Here are the components of the WN@TL User’s Guide:
1. The live WN@TL seminar, every Wednesday night, 50 times a year, at 7pm CT in Room 1111 Genetics Biotech Center and on Zoom at go.wisc.edu/240r59
2. The WN@TL YouTube channel
3. WN@TL on the University Place broadcast channel of PBS Wisconsin
4. WN@TL on the University Place website