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The Art of Science

September 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT

A Brief History of (the Measurement of) Time

Presented by Dr. Mickey McDonald
University of Chicago
(full abstract below)
Presentation begins at 8:00pm

Free event!

Exciting science, art and socializing!
Donation beverages
Vegan snacks

Agitator Gallery is at 1112 N. Ashland Ave., south of the intersection with Division St.
Easily accessible by the blue line (Division stop), as well by the Ashland Ave. (#9), Milwaukee Ave. (#56) and Division St. (#70) buses.
Some street parking is available.

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A Brief History of (the Measurement of) Time

Two modern atomic clocks, if switched on simultaneously 14 billion years ago, would disagree by no more than one second when compared today. Is this level of precision… an overkill?
In this talk, Dr. McDonald will discuss the history of timekeeping, how relativity revolutionized our understanding of time, and how current efforts to measure time are shedding light on questions ranging from geophysics to cosmology.



September 20, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT


Agitator Cooperative
Hosted by Yoav Kashiv


1112 N. Ashland
Chicago, IL 60622 United States
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