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Evening at the observatory

Join Drake University Instructor, Herb Schwartz at his lecture "Is There an Anti-me?" The program will discuss multi-verses, quantum entanglements, and infinite possibilities. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will take place at the Drake Municipal Observatory. Following the lecture, people will have the opportunity to join Schwartz on the observation deck. The Observatory is located on Waveland Golf Course. The public entrance can be found past the gates on Observatory Road next to the tennis courts, just off of Polk Blvd. 

The Astronomical lectures have been a part of the University since the Drake Observatory opened the fall of 1921.  When Dr. Daniel Morehouse, 6th President of Drake, built it, this observatory was the first of it’s kind in the world; a research grade facility that the general public can enjoy. Dr. Morehouse’s love of Astronomy even extended to the Football field where he would use the theater department’s spotlights to point out stars and constellations during halftime. More information about the observatory and its history can be found on the observatory website.

Friday, April 27 at 8 PM
Drake Municipal Observatory
4908 University Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50311

Questions? Reach out to the Department of Physics and Astronomy at (515) 271-3141.