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Simons Center Lecture with Tony Tyson
Start Date: 5/2/2013Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Date: 5/2/2013

Event Description:
Wine and Cheese Reception at 5:00 pm. Lecture at 5:30 pm.

Speaker: Tony Tyson, Distinguished Professor, Physics, University of California, Davis

Topic: Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: New Science Frontiers

Tyson directs the major survey facility, the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope. In 2010 the LSST was ranked as the top new ground-based facility in astrophysics. Science pursued now with the Deep Lens Survey is a precursor to opportunities which will be enabled by LSST. Its twenty trillion photometric measurements of twenty billion objects will enable exploration of exciting new questions in a variety of areas of astronomy and fundamental physics.
Location Information:
West Campus - Simons Center for Geometry and Physics  (View Map)
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794
Phone: (631) 632-4459
Room: Auditorium

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