Comprised of 15 of jazz music’s leading soloists, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is under the leadership of nine-time Grammy Award-winning trumpet player Wynton Marsalis. Marsalis has toured the world, sold nearly five million copies of his recordings, won a Pulitzer Prize for Music and serves as the cultural correspondent for CBS This Morning.
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Greg Rudnick associate professor of physics and astronomy will discuss how do astronomers study galaxies billions of light years away and billions of years in the past. He will talk about what a galaxy is, how scientists observe them, and how to study their evolution, even though the scale of time is far beyond a human lifetime.
Bones and skulls are the “hard bits” in vertebrates that give bodies a frame, and they are the parts most likely to be found as fossils. Come to Science Saturday to learn all about the cells, minerals and proteins that make up bone, put together a human skeleton, and explore bone fossils with our paleontology students.