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Astrochemistry: From the Laboratory to the Stars

Event Details

Event Dates: 

Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 11:30am

Speaker Name(s): 

Veronica Bierbaum

Speaker Affiliation(s): 

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado
Seminar Type/Subject

Event Details & Abstract: 

Dr. Veronica Bierbaum, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, will present
the 104th Distinguished Research Lecture, "Astrochemistry: From the
Laboratory to the Stars," on August 30 from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in Chem 140.
Dr. Bierbaum will discuss how spectroscopy and kinetics, two fundamental
branches of chemistry, allow scientists to probe the identities of molecules
throughout space and understand their mechanisms of formation and
destruction.

The lecture will be followed by a reception in UMC 235. The event is free
and open to the public. Please RSVP online for the event.

The Distinguished Research Lectureship is among the highest honors bestowed
by the faculty upon a faculty member at CU-Boulder. Please see the Vice
Chancellor for Research website for more information on the lecture and Dr.
Bierbaum's research.