Dr. Wendy Freedman, the Crawford Greenewalt Chair and Director of the Carnegie Observatories will become the first University Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Chicago.  She joins an elite group of only 7 University Professors at Chicago and one of only 20 in the history of the University.

Monday, September 29, 2014  7-9 PM, at
The Carnegie Observatories
813 Santa Barbara Street, Pasadena

AxS ("axis") is a 2-week city-wide festival produced by the Pasadena Arts Council, exploring the nexus of artistic and scientific inquiry and promoting cross-fertilization between these disciplines.  The theme of the 2014 Festival is "Curiosity" - the interplay between human curiosity, scientific investigation and artistic endeavor that also illuminates the diversity and innovation of human achievement in the 21st century.