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Chicago Maps the Cosmos, 2007

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A Cosmology Short Course for Museum & Planetarium Staff
December 7 - 9, 2007

Chicago Maps the Cosmos, 2007

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A Cosmology Short Course for Museum & Planetarium Staff: Chicago Maps the Cosmos, 2007
December 7 - 9, 2007

The Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics & The Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics @ The University of Chicago

AUDIENCE: Museum & Planetarium Staff (Informal Science Educators)


  • Educate individuals who will inspire & educate others about cartography and cosmology
  • Extend the reach of Festival of Maps: Chicago to the edge of the universe, nationally and internationally
  • Introduce current astrophysical research into museums and planetaria, directly impacting tens of thousands of individuals

On-Line Registration

Application Deadline: July 1, 2007 (note: rolling admissions policy, applications will be reviewed beginning June 1, 2007)

Notes & Instructions

  • Be sure that you have completed all portions of the application.
  • Please be concise.
  • Your completed application will automatically be available for review and revision prior to submission.
  • Note: the application contains a number of short essay questions.
  • Please guard against any problems with the on-line application and save an electronic copy of your submission.
  • PRINT a copy for your records (after submitting).
  • An email confirmation will be sent to you within 24 hrs of submission.
  • If accepted to the course there will be a $75 registration fee.
  • If accepted please be prepared to complete mandatory pre-course assignments both readings and written assignments.
  • The KICP will provide meals during the course. Housing support and a travel allowance (not to exceed $500), to cover documented travel expenses, which will not be reimbursed elsewhere, may both be applied for.
  • Please feel free to include any additional material that you feel will provide us with a more complete picture of who you are or about your home institution. (optional)

Questions? - Contact Randy Landsberg:

Electronically submit your application by July 1, 2007 (note: rolling admissions policy).

Mail any supporting materials to:
KICP Short Course
Mr. Randall H. Landsberg
Director of Education & Outreach
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
The University of Chicago
5640 S. Ellis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637-1433

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Last update: December 14, 2007