“A Look at the Stars: A Celestial Odyssey
Professor Hallie Franks draws from Greek mythology, literature, and philosophy to explain the various ways the ancient Greeks understood the celestial. Following the lecture, Columbia Astronomy Public Outreach director Summer Ash provides a guided tour of the stars. Telescopes will be set up and Ash’s team of astronomers will be on hand to answer questions.
Thursday, April 30 and Friday, May 1 at 7:30pm
BAM Fisher Rooftop Terrace
32 Ashland Place, Brooklyn
7:30—8pm: Lecture by Hallie Franks
8—9pm: Stargazing led by Summer Ash of Columbia Astronomy Public Outreach
FREE (advance registration required)
The event is weather permitting.
For information, please visit BAM.org or call 718.636.4100”