Mysteries of the Universe

2016 Program Tracks

From panel discussions to debates to one-on-one interviews and more, we will explore the following topics in depth.

Mysteries of the Universe

Armed with new and more powerful technologies than ever, scientists continue to make exciting and perplexing discoveries in the far reaches of the galaxy. From gas giants to super-Earths, astrobiologists are considering how life might develop on thousands of exoplanets. New clues about dark matter and dark energy are fueling significant alterations in how cosmologists understand the invisible 96 percent of our universe. This track will gather those on the forefront of their fields to explore what we know — and what we don’t — about the wonders and mysteries of our world and outer space.

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