Defining a Planet

Date and Time:
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Located at Art:
Black Rock Observatory


Talk by Ben Burningham, an astronomer with a penchant for remote sensing the atmospheres of brown dwarfs and giant planets. His talk will be about the difficulty of defining a planet which is directly related to his research and close to his heart. Discussion may lead into the mind boggling diversity of extra solar planets we’ve become aware of in the last decade.