General Meetings Events
Open to Public
Type: General Meetings
Held on: Mar 15, 2017 (Wed) at 08:30 PM to Mar 15, 2017 (Wed) at 10:00 PM
Event Coordinator: Christopher Laurel
Shown in date ascending order.
Shown in date descending order.
FEB15Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public
This year the Cassini Saturn Orbiter, nearing the end of usable life, will be sent on a daring Grand Finale that will include 22 passes between the inner D-ring and the top of the atmosphere. It is a ... more
DEC21Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public
The Laser Interferometer Gravitational wave Observatory (LIGO) made the first ever incident detection of gravitational waves on September 14, 2015, inaugurating gravitational wave astronomy as a new tool ... more
NOV16Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public
The Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) is undertaking an all-sky thermal infrared survey to both discover new near-Earth asteroids and comets, and characterize previously known ... more
OCT19Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public
Local astrophotographer Derek Culver will talk about his experiences imaging the sky from Chile's Atacama Desert, site of some of the world's biggest telescopes and best observing conditions.
SEP21Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public
After years of searching, scientists have finally found a planet around our nearest star. In this talk UW astronomy graduate student Ethan Kruse will discuss how much we know about the planet right now, and ... more