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Come see the falling stars at UNT’s Rafes Urban Astronomy Center

Submitted by wdc on Tue, 2018-08-07 12:18

<p>The&nbsp;University of North TexasAstronomy program&nbsp;will host an open house and star watch party at 9 p.m. Aug. 11 at the&nbsp;Rafes Urban Astronomy Center&nbsp;in Ponder. The event coincides with the Perseid Meteor Shower, arguably one of the best meteor showers for viewing in the Northern hemisphere this year. Approximately 50 to 100 meteors per hour will enter the Earth’s atmosphere at the peak of the sky event.&nbsp;</p>

When mathematical theories collide!

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2018-08-02 14:58

<p>UNT Professor to speak at International Congress of Mathematicians</p>

<p>What happens to the world of math when descriptive set theory begins to merge with descriptive dynamics? According to University of North TexasCollege of Sciences Regents Professor Stephen Jackson, you get the theory of definable sets.</p>