Friday, October 19th, at 7pm Central Daylight Time, there will be a webcast titled "Exploding Stars in an Accelerating Universe." This webcast will be given by Craig Wheeler, a professor of astronomy here at the University of Texas. Professor Wheeler is also the current president of the American Astronomical Society, the largest organization of professional astronomers in the United States.
To view the webcast, you need to download a special plugin for your browser. Details on how to view the webcast and about the topic can be found here.