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Dr. Ben Sugerman is the March Speaker at the National Capital Astronomers meeting

Release date: March 09, 2007

Dr. Ben Sugerman, Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Goucher College, will present the talk "How Supernovae Shed Light on some Obscure Questions" at the March 10 meeting of the National Capital Astronomers, 7:30 pm at the University of Maryland Observatory, in College Park, Maryland. Dr. Sugerman will discuss his recent work on establishing weather supernovae can explain the vast quantities of dust found in the very earliest galaxies.

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