Gravity's Cosmic Shadows: A Mathematical Unveiling

Wednesday, March 22, 2006 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Willey Hall 125
Arlie Petters (Duke University)
Shadow patterns are all around us. We drive through them on the way to work and swim among them in pools. Similar patterns are also cast throughout the universe by the gravitational fields of stars and galaxies. We unveil some of the cosmic and mathematical secrets of these mysterious and beautiful patterns.
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