Club Meetings

Next meeting: Oct. 26th

Robert Kirshner will be our October meeting guest speaker. Professor Kirshner graduated from Harvard College in 1970 and received a Ph.D. in Astronomy at Caltech.  He was a postdoc at the Kitt Peak National Observatory, and was on the faculty at the University of Michigan for 9 years.  In 1986, he moved to the Harvard Astronomy Department.  [...]

Remember Jodi Foster in the movie CONTACT? We’ve got the REAL THING!

PUBLIC ASTRONOMY TALK: Are We Alone? Dr. Jill Tarter Director, Center for SETI Research SETI Institute (This event is over.) Aliens abound on the movie screens, but in reality we are still trying to find out if we share our universe with other sentient creatures. Intelligence is very difficult to define, and impossible to directly [...]

“Einstein for Everyone” with Guest Speaker Dr. Robert Piccioni

Our next CCAS meeting is Thursday, October 28th, 2010 from 7-9 PM. Guest Speaker Dr. Robert Piccioni, who is an expert on Einstein and cosmology. Speaker: Dr. Robert Piccioni (pronounced "Pitch-O-knee") Talk Title: “Einstein for Everyone” Click here to download the flyer. (Feel free to post the info for others to view!) Abstract: How did [...]

Guest Speaker and Movie Night!

Our next CCAS meeting is Thursday, September 23, 2010 from 7-9 PM. Guest Speaker and Movie Night!We'll be watching one of Aurora's favorite astronomy movies (45 min.) as well as being treated to a short Guest Speaker topic. Popcorn and laughs provided - you bring yourself and a friend. LOCATION: United Methodist Church at 1515 [...]