Astrophysicist Kevin Manning will be at the McCormick Library on Tuesday, June 18th starting at 7pm to share his passion for astronomy. His program is entitled Astronomy for Everyone: The Size & Scale of the Universe. It includes exciting video footage that is both inspiring and educational. It’s a virtual tour of the entire universe from the very small to the very large. Enjoy stunning visuals and discover the beautiful mysteries of space. Kevin will be available to field a meteor shower of diverse questions and following the indoor formal presentation, participants will go outdoors to view celestial objects in the night sky through a powerful handcrafted telescope, such as the rings of Saturn, craters on the Moon, etc., weather permitting. This program is free and all are welcome to attend.
Mr. Manning is an international award-winning astrophysicist and former consultant to NASA. He founded Look Up to the Stars (lookuptothestars.com) with a mission to generate interest and foster scientific literacy in the general public nationwide through the delivery of awe-inspiring, educational and entertaining astronomy programs.