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UA Astronomy Public Nights Feature Star-Gazing, Talk on Higgs Boson

The University of Alabama’s department of physics and astronomy invites members of the community to attend a series of public nights this season to look at the heavens through UA telescopes. The first of the free viewings is Thursday, Jan. 24 in 227 Gallalee Hall. The evening begins at 7 p.m. with a talk by Dr. Conor Henderson, UA assistant professor of physics and astronomy, on the discovery of the Higgs boson, or Higgs particle. Beginning at 8 p.m., Ron Buta, UA assistant professor, welcomes visitors to peer at the moon and Jupiter through telescopes in the dome atop Gallalee Hall.

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