Lindsay Brindley (Master of Arts) Curriculum and Instruction
Adjunct Professor, LSSU
Grant Leader, LSSU Department of Education
Curriculum Consultant, EUPISD
WHERE IS THE REST OF THE UNIVERSE?
Astronomers believe the universe contains at least ten times as much mass as
can be seen and accounted for. How they are able to detect this missing
mass and to discover more about it are the subjects of this episode.
Astronomers Vera Rubin and Tony Tyson describe their search for dark matter,
material invisible to us but whose gravity affects the motion of stars and
can alter the light reaching us from distant galaxies. In addition, meet
John Dobson, a self-proclaimed "sidewalk astronomer."
Be part of a research team...
"Professor Kelso had no qualms in throwing me into stuff thatís usually done for senior research," White says. "It was an opportunity that was instrumental to my success as a student and a pivotal moment in my life." [ more ]