"Peculiar galaxies" and other way-out-there topics are on the agenda this afternoon during a talk at Southern Oregon University in Ashland.

"Peculiar galaxies" and other way-out-there topics are on the agenda this afternoon during a talk at Southern Oregon University in Ashland.

A presentation by Jeff Kanipe and Dennis Webb, co-authors of "The Arp Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, a Chronicle and Observer's Guide," is from 3 to 4 p.m. in room 118 of the university's Science Building, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd. It's free and open to the public.

Kanipe and Webb will examine Halton Arp's life work, his relationship to Edwin Hubble, the discovery of quasars, the discordant redshift controversy and more.

The lecture is one in a series of Friday afternoon talks.

Details: 552-6334.