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Solar Eclipse: When the Sun Throws Shade in Style

Wednesday | April 03, 2024
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Location: Rines Auditorium
Audience: Adults

Dr. Fe McBride appears in front of a total eclipse

Join Dr. Fe McBride (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Bowdoin College) for a talk on the coming total solar eclipse, exploring profound impact of eclipses on culture and science alike, and how eclipses help scientists learn about our planet, our solar system, and the universe.

Fe McBride is an Assistant Professor of Physics at Bowdoin College, specializing in high-energy astrophysics including the study of supermassive black hole systems, such as quasars and blazars. Her research explores extreme phenomena and hopes to better understand accretion and particle acceleration near black holes.