Public Night Schedule

2016 Summer Series

A Feast For The Sensors

"Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science."
– Edwin Hubble

Lectures start at 8:00 PM

Because of extended day light hours, sky viewing will begin at about 9:45.
A relevant program will be shown until then

June 3:  It Started With a Stick
How to build a solar powered analog time machine with trees, rocks, and shovels.

June 10:  The Magic Eye
The most significant Astronomical Invention until the LIGO (Gravity Wave Detector).

June 17:  Knowledge Is Multi-colored
There is a lot more information coming from the sky than what we can see.

June 24:  “Warning! 1202 Program Alarm”*
The science of collecting data and conducting research. Hoarding is good.

July 1:  Is Hubble Real?
Making sense of all the 1’s and 0’s and creating fantastic pictures.

July 8:  Being There
“I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts.” ― Herman Melville, Moby-Dick;

*The overworked computer on Eagle which almost aborted the first Lunar Landing.
It was getting too much data from all the sensors.

2016 Summer Schedule

 



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