UI's Gurnett, Kurth to give free, public talk on Voyager 1
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University of Iowa Professor of Physics and Astronomy Don Gurnett and research scientist Bill Kurth will present a free, public lecture on NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft and its historic encounter with interstellar space.
The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, in Lecture Room 1 of Van Allen Hall, corner of Dubuque and Jefferson streets, on the UI campus.
In a paper published in the Sept. 12 online issue of the journal Science, Gurnett and his colleagues presented evidence for the first passage of a manmade object into interstellar space.
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