What are the limits of knowledge when it comes to something as grand as the universe? Chris Impey will explore the way we learn about the universe we live in, make parallels to art and music, and show that discovery is as much an art as a science. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Impey is a University Distinguished Professor at the University of Arizona, Academic Head of the nation’s largest undergraduate majors program in astronomy, and Vice President of the American Astronomical Society. He is one of six people nationwide named Distinguished Teaching Scholar by the National Science Foundation.
Co-sponsored by the Astronomy Department.
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