2016 Summer Series
"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.