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Lecture: Wonders of the Universe 

Lifelong Learning Institute Lecture

  • October 2, 2017 at 10:00 am
  • October 16, 2017 at 10:00 am
  • October 23, 2017 at 10:00 am

Gregory Family Theater

Speaker: Frank Gregorio

Presented by the Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Strap yourself in for the trip of a lifetime – a ride through the Cosmos aboard the Celestia 1, a hyperdrive spaceship capable of taking you from Earth to the very edge of the known universe. Using cutting edge software employed by NASA, ESA (European Space Agency), and many TV networks, plus video clips, animations, slides and lively discussion, Master Teacher Frank Gregorio will guide you to many of the amazing places in our universe. The four two-hour sessions include:

• How Big is the Sky? • The Big Bang • Electromagnetism, Dark Matter and Dark Energy • The Life and Death of Stars and Planets

Frank Gregorio is a retired earth sciences and biology teacher for Prince William County Schools. With degrees in earth sciences and biology, and over 40 years as a practicing scientist, CEO of an international biotechnology corporation, vice president of regulatory affairs for a major medical device company, senior investigator with the FDA, and 20 years of experience as an award-winning science teacher for PWC, Frank is well qualified to bring the universe to life for you. He also operates a very popular educational YouTube channel, on which over 70 million children have seen his exciting videos in their classrooms.

This event is open to the public. For more information about the Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas, visit: lli-manassas.org