The Strange Tale of the Anglican Priest who foresaw the Modern Solar System and wiped out the Inhabitants of Jupiter

Event

When:
Thu, 16 Feb 2017, 07:30 pm - 08:30 pm
Where:
Natural Science Bldg. 112 - Louisville, KY
Category:
PALS2016/17
Who:
Dr. Chris Graney
Affiliation:
Jefferson Community and Technical College

Description

This talk will focus on William Whewell (1794 -- 1866) of Cambridge University in England. His prescient insights regarding the nature of the solar system and its possible inhabitants went strongly against the prevailing thought of his time, and are relevant to our time as well.


Venue

Location:
Natural Science Bldg. 112