Listening to the Cries of Baby Stars in Spiral Galaxies
Registration: Open to all.
Date: May 21, 2002
Time: 11:00 am
Venue: Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of the Punjab, Quaid-e-Azam Campus, Lahore


Stars are the fundamental building block of galaxies, and are essential for the origin and the continued existence of life in the universe. How and where do these stars form? We will try to sneak a peek at some of the maternity wards for stars, giant clouds of hydrogen gas, located in nearby spiral galaxies.

Resource Persons:
Dr. Salman Hameed
University of Masachusetts at Amherst and Smith College, USA

Dr. Khalil Qureshi (H.I., S.I.)
Director Safety and Engineering, LUMS School of Science and Engineering

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