Frontiers of Astronomy: 2011 – 2012

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History’s popular Frontiers of Astronomy lecture series has announced their 2011 to 2012 program. The free series of public lectures takes place on Thursdays at 8:00 PM: November 17, December 8, March 8, and April 12.

Scheduled for November 17 is Dr. David Weinberg of The Ohio State University. Weinberg will discuss “Sculpting the Universe.” The scientist has been collaborating with award-winning artist Josiah McElheny on the design of cosmologically-inspired sculptures representing the history of the expanding universe.

The first program in the current schedule took place October 20 and featured Sr. Sheila Kannappan whose presentation was entitled, “Cosmic Hide and Seek: Tacking Missing and Invisible Matter in the Universe.”

Program details and the remaining season’s lecture topics are available at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History’s Web site: