What and When Was the Christmas Star? with Professor Grant Mathews

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Location: Digital Visualization Theater, Jordan Hall of Science

“What and When was the Christmas Star?”

Was it a comet, a super nova or a planet alignment? Who were the "wise men from the East?"  Professor Grant  Mathews will review the many astronomical postulates and describe the evidence and possible answers to the nature and time of this special event.

The presentation will be followed by a special video presentation of "A Season of Lights" by Loch Ness Productions.

What and When Was the Christmas Star? poster (305.1kb PDF)

This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

Contact Susan Baxmeyer at (574) 631-6386 with questions about the event.

Originally published at physics.nd.edu.