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Big Bang & Beyond, 21st Century Cosmology (2005)

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Cosmology Short Course for Planetarium Staff
September 23 - 25, 2005

Big Bang & Beyond, 21st Century Cosmology

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Preliminary Schedule
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Cosmology Short Course for Planetarium Staff:
Big Bang & Beyond, 21st Century Cosmology

September 23 - 25, 2005
at the University of Chicago & the Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum

Follow-Up Session: October 19 - 22, 2005
at the GLPA Meeting, Grand Rapids, MI

Who Should Attend: Planetarium and museum professionals who develop public programming and exhibits.

Application Deadline: July 1, 2005 (note: rolling admissions policy).

On-Line Registration

Application Deadline: July 1, 2005 (note: rolling admissions policy)

Notes & Instructions

  • Be sure that you have completed all portions of the application.
  • Please be concise.
  • Your completed application will automatically be available for review and revision prior to submission.
  • Note: the application contains a number of short essay questions.
  • Please guard against any problems with the on-line application and save an electronic copy of your submission.
  • PRINT a copy for your records (after submitting).
  • An email confirmation will be sent to you within 24 hrs of submission.
  • A follow-up session to this short course will be held in conjunction with the 2005 Great Lakes Planetarium Association (GLPA) Meeting in Grand Rapids, MI (Oct. 19-22, 2005). Participation is encouraged.
  • If accepted to the course there will be a $75 registration fee.
  • If accepted please be prepared to complete mandatory pre-course assignments both readings and written assignments.
  • The KICP will provide meals during the course. Housing and a travel allowance (not to exceed $200), to cover documented travel expenses, which will not be reimbursed elsewhere, may both be applied for.
  • Please feel free to include any additional material that you feel will provide us with a more complete picture of who you are or about your home institution. (optional)

Questions? - Contact Randy Landsberg:

Electronically submit your application by July 1, 2005 (note: rolling admissions policy).

Mail any supporting materials to:

KICP Short Course
Mr. Randall H. Landsberg
Director of Education & Outreach
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
The University of Chicago
5640 S. Ellis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637-1433

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Last update: June 26, 2005