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Field Museum Women in Science Lecture: A Brief and Informal Tour of the Cosmos

March 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free

Professor Wendy Freedman is one of eight University Professors at the University of Chicago appointed by the president of
the university. For eleven years (2003-2014) she served as the Crawford H. Greenewalt Director of the Carnegie
Observatories in Pasadena, California. A native of Toronto, Canada, she received her doctorate in astronomy and
astrophysics from the University of Toronto in 1984. She received a Carnegie Fellowship at the Observatories in 1984,
joined the permanent faculty in 1987, and was appointed Director in 2003. From 2003-2015, she served as chair of the
Board of Directors for the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT), a 25-m optical telescope scheduled for construction in Chile
in 2022.

Details

Date:
March 4, 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

The Field Museum

Venue

The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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Phone:
312-922-9410