Next meeting: June 28th

Dr. Tom Frey and CCAS President Joseph Carro will give a talk on June 28thabout the definition of a binary star, the methods to measure them, and their importance. The measurement of binary stars is the foundation for all other measurements about stars, namely size, mass, and orbit.  Joseph has measured more than 500 stars, [...]

Next meeting: June 28th 2018-06-13T16:19:45+00:00

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 [...]

Remember Jodi Foster in the movie CONTACT? We’ve got the REAL THING! 2013-09-26T16:51:05+00:00

“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 [...]

“Einstein for Everyone” with Guest Speaker Dr. Robert Piccioni 2010-10-30T19:28:49+00:00

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 [...]

Guest Speaker and Movie Night! 2010-09-18T09:46:31+00:00