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University Lowbrow Astronomers Club Meeting of January 16, 2004

This page shows photographs from the January 16, 2004 club meeting.

Lorna Simmons, Lifetime Member of the IDA

Lorna Simmons shows that she is a Lifetime Member of the International Dark-Sky Association (the IDA is an organization devoted to reducing light pollution). For more information about the IDA, see, the web site for the International Dark-Sky Association.

Close up of Lorna

Enlargement of previous photograph.

The Audience

Dr. Fred Adams from the University of Michigan Physics Department, gave a talk at this meeting entitled “Into the Dark, The Long Term Fate of the Universe.” Professor Adams studies theoretical astrophysics at the University of Michigan. He specializes in star formation and cosmology, is the co-author of Five Ages of the Universe: Inside the Physics of Eternity (published 1999 by The Free Press, A Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.) The talk given by Dr. Adams this evening covers essentially the same topics as this book.

He is also the author of Origins of Existence: How Life Emerged in the Universe (published 2002 by The Free Press, A Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.)

The meeting was held in room 170. This room is larger than our usual meeting location, since we expected that Dr. Adams would attract a larger audience than we normally get. This photograph was taken shortly after the talk began.

Dr. Adams with Lowbrows #1

After the talk, some Lowbrows posed with Dr. Adams.

From left to right Jim Forrester, Mike Earle, Dave Snyder, Jim Wadsworth, Dr. Adams, Doug Warshow, Bernard Friberg.

Dr. Adams with Lowbrows #2

Another photograph with Dr. Adams.

From left to right Jim Forrester, Dave Snyder, Jim Wadsworth, Dr. Adams, Mike Earle, Charlie Nielsen, Doug Warshow, Bernard Friberg.

Other Meetings

More photographs from club meetings.

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