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Astronomy Talk at Hartnell, Friday, March 27

March 21st, 2009

UC Santa Cruz astronomy professor Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz will speak at Hartnell College on Friday, March 27, at 2 p.m. in room 1 of Merrill Hall.

His talk, “Cosmic Colliders,” is part of the 2009 Speaker Series on Science Technology, Engineering, and Math. Dr. Ramirez-Ruiz, of the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at UC Santa Cruz, studies stellar explosions, gamma ray bursts, and accretion phenomena near compact objects.

The talk is free and open to the public. Refreshments and an opportunity to talk to Dr. Ramirez-Ruiz will be available at 1:30 in Merrill 1 on the main campus at 411 Central Avenue.

For more information, please contact Jesse Cude, Director of Hartnell’s Science & Math Institute, at 770-7033.