General Meetings Events

Solar Exploration

Paas

Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Keywords: Sun Solar Spaceflight

Held on: Jun 15, 2016 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to Jun 15, 2016 (Wed) at 07:30 PM

Speaker: John McLaren

Location: Physics/Astronomy Auditorium (PAA), Room A102, Seattle, Washington

Event Coordinator: Christopher Laurel

SAS member John McLaren will introduce us to some early human interactions with the Sun and their unexpected impacts on our growing technology. He'll discuss how we learned about the Sun before the space age, what we've since discovered from space-based observing, and what the future holds for solar observations from space.

 

Shown in date ascending order.

  • JUN
    15

    Solar Exploration

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    SAS member John McLaren will introduce us to some early human interactions with the Sun and their unexpected impacts on our growing technology. He'll discuss how we learned about the Sun before the space ... more

  • JUL
    20

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    SAS monthly general meeting. Speaker TBD.

  • AUG
    17

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    SAS monthly general meeting. Speaker TBD.

  • SEP
    21

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    SAS monthly general meeting. Speaker TBD.

  • OCT
    19

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    SAS monthly general meeting. Speaker TBD.

Shown in date descending order.

  • MAY
    18

    Juno to Jupiter: Piercing the Veil

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    On Independence Day, 2016, Juno will become the second spacecraft to go into orbit around Jupiter. Over the ensuing year and a half, Juno will peer through the Jovian cloud tops and will provide a deeper ... more

  • APR
    20

    The Hunt for Habitable Worlds and Biosignatures in the 2020s and Beyond

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Are we alone? This is one of the most monumental and consequential questions humanity has asked itself. In the coming decades, we may finally know whether simple life is common or exceedingly rare in our ... more

  • MAR
    16

    An Astronomy Odyssey: From Viewing to Imaging

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    If you subscribe to the Through the Clouds mailing list, you've certainly seen some of local astrophotographer Mark de Regt's spectacular images of Southern Hemisphere deep sky sights. At this general ... more

  • FEB
    17

    Taking the Temperature of the Universe

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Astronomy PhD student Phoebe Upton Sanderbeck will present about how measuring the temperature of the universe can help us understand its development. The intergalactic medium (IGM) is the network of gas ... more

  • DEC
    16

    Coloring the Universe

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Have you ever looked at the spectacular images from Hubble and other observatories and wondered if they were 'real'? Two coauthors of the new book "Coloring the Universe" will talk about the process of ... more