november, 2019

14nov12:00 pm1:00 pmObserving the Dawn of Time from Above the Clouds

Event Details

This talk will introduce the quest to understand the universe’s birth with SPIDER, an ambitious instrument to observe the oldest light in the cosmos from a balloon high above Antarctica. Professor Filippini will discuss SPIDER’s first adventure in Antarctic ballooning, the new cameras developed for its second flight, and prospects for the future.


(Thursday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Center for Advanced Study Levis Faculty Center, Music Room (208)

919 W Illinois St, Urbana, IL 61801


Center for Advanced