Cosmic Catastrophes: Transient Phenomena and the Renaissance of Astrophysics

June 6th, 2022

Monday, June 6, 7:30 p.m.

California Academy of Sciences

Astronomical transients are events that appear and disappear in the sky and are signs of catastrophic events in space, including the most extreme stellar (star) deaths and interactions between stars and supermassive black holes. Professor Raffaella Margutti of U.C. Berkeley will share how new capabilities to study the night sky have led to recent discoveries. $15, 415-379-8000,

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