Know Your Night Sky: Astronomical Unit

Transect of Venus, Sam Leske

The Astronomical Unit: How we learned to measure Universe. 11 March

Did you know Captain James Cook’s journey to New Zealand helped us figure out the distances between Earth and distant stars? From Artisachus and Ptolemy to modern scientists, the Astronomical Unit tells the fascinating history and methodology of one of science’s first steps at understanding the vastness of the universe.

SPACE PLACE / MONDAY, 11 MARCH / 7PM – 8:30PM (Doors 7PM) / $15