Wheaton College Meyer Science Center

430 Howard St

United States

Physics Lecture by Abigail Vieregg

Thursday, September 25, 2014, 7 – 8:30pm

Wheaton College

The Physics Department at Wheaton College presents a lecture by Abigail Vieregg at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 25. The lecture is titled

Imaging the Beginning of Time from the Bottom of the World: Detection of B-mode Polarization with the BICEP2 Telescope at the South Pole.

Abigail Vieregg, assistant professor of physics at the Enrico Fermi Institute of the University of Chicago, will speak on the latest observations of the Cosmic Microwave Background radiation from the South Pole and the recent detection of B-mode polarization in this radiation as a possible signature of gravitational waves.

Free and open to the public, this lecture takes place in room 145 of the Meyer Science Center, located at 430 Howard Street in Wheaton. For more information, contact the Physics Department at 630.752.5007.


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