Dr. Marisa Cristina March is a cosmologist who specializes in dark energy science research, a field that seeks to understand the acceleration of the Universe. Dr. March is a member of the ground based Dark Energy Survey where she works on supernova cosmology and observes at CTIO’s Blanco Telescope. Dr.
Georges Lemaitre was a Belgian mathematician, physicist and Catholic priest who conceived the Big Bang model for the origin of the cosmos. Historical research over the past decade has not only shown how central was Lemaitre’s role in the early 20th century search for cosmic origins, but also illuminates the unique difficulties Lemaitre faced in defending his scientific model in view of his very public profession as priest.
Join us for a conversation with Praveen Sethupathy, PhD. Dr. Sethupathy is an associate professor at the UNC School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, NC.
Claritas Conversations is a relaxed venue to watch films on various topics, hear professors reflect on their vocation, and discuss the implications of Christian faith for all aspects of life and learning.
Location: Goldwin Smith Hall G64 - Kaufman Auditorium