LightSail is a citizen-funded project from The Planetary Society to send a small spacecraft, propelled solely by sunlight, to Earth orbit. We are going to be streaming the regular CCAS meeting straight from us to you, so you can participate online from home. View original YouTube live stream (with comments) [Read More…]
Dr. Pamela Gay is our speaker for February on the future of ground-based astronomy! If you haven’t met her yet, be sure to access her podcast (there are over 500 episodes) here at AstronomyCast. Don’t miss this one! Join us at our general meeting! Click here for directions. Month by [Read More…]
Our Guest Speaker is Dr. Pogge from Ohio State Astronomy Dept and he will be speaking about”Chasing Oxygen” at our monthly meeting in January! UPDATE: THANK YOU to all who attended – it was an AMAZING MEETING! Dr. Pogge enjoyed it so much that he decided to let us have [Read More…]
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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 [Read More…]
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 [Read More…]
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. [Read More…]