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Live Webinar: Real People, Big Astronomy: Peter Moore

Feb 26 10am PT/1pm ET/3pm Chile
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Live Webinar: Real People, Big Astronomy: Peter Moore

Join guest speaker Peter Moore for a FREE live event on Real People, Big Astronomy.

Peter Moore is an electronics engineer who specializes in visible and infrared detectors used with astronomical instrumentation. He currently works at AURA / NOIRLab and has helped create the detector system used on the Dark Energy Camera. His work is multi-disciplinary in scope ranging from cryogenics, electronics, software, and physics . In this Facebook Live event / Zoom Webinar we will learn about his job, his background, and a little of his life outside astronomy

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