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Shawnee State University’s Dr. Tim Hamilton to give public talk at Clark Planetarium

Date

November 14, 2017

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Dr. Hamilton will present Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 7:00 pm at the Clark Planetarium.

Shawnee State University’s Tim Hamilton, Professor of Physics, will be giving a public talk on the eclipse from this summer at Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the Clark Planetarium.

People viewing the solar eclipse on the campus of SSU

Dr. Hamilton will be showing pictures of research expedition from the eclipse and discussing the science that can be done with it. He has organized a research team that made an expedition into the Smoky Mountains to observe this summer’s solar eclipse to take scientific data, and that team has been analyzing pictures of the solar corona to understand how the sun’s magnetic field changes over the years.

To wrap up his talk, Dr. Hamilton will be giving a preview of the next total eclipse in the country set for April 8, 2024, which will actually pass through Ohio.

Admission is free to all SSU students, staff, faculty and surrounding community.

For more information, please contact Dr. Hamilton by email at thamilton@shawnee.edu.

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