General Meetings Events

Exploring The First Cosmic Second

Firstcosmicsecond

Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Held on: Feb 20, 2019 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to Feb 20, 2019 (Wed) at 09:00 PM

Speaker: Dr. Bruce Balick

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

Event Coordinator: Rayna C.T. Bauer

We welcome Dr. Bruce Balick, professor at the University of Washington specializing in Planetary Nebula,who will be speaking with attendees about the early universe. 

The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the Public. Prior to the General Meeting, SAS volunteer staff offer a welcome table from 7:00PM to 7:30PM. New member and guests are invited to ask questions and meet some of the existing members. All attendees are welcome to stop by, have a cookie, and (if available) make a name tag to help everyone get to know you better. The meeting begins at 7:30pm with SAS business, followed by the lecture. 

Shown in date descending order.

  • AUG
    16

    Tales from the Dark Side: Eclipse Lessons Learned

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    This lighthearted yet informative lecture reveals the difference between expectation and reality. Stephen, an avid eclipse chaser and observer of more than a dozen total and annular solar eclipses shares ... more

  • JUL
    19

    CSI: Universe

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    When a star explodes, astronomers use their telescopes to investigate: to identify the star and the cause of death, and when homicide is suspected, to look for trace signatures of the perpetrator. This talk ... more

  • JUN
    21

    Solar Eclipse Outreach

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    The August 21 total solar eclipse presents a huge opportunity to share your passion for astronomy with the public. Are you ready? Get tips for leading solar eclipse outreach events from Alice Enevoldsen, ... more

  • MAY
    17

    William and Caroline Herschel's Observations and Theories of Comets

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Some fascinating astronomical history is on the schedule for May's meeting! UW astronomy professor Woody Sullivan will present about the contributions of William and Caroline Herschel to our understanding ... more

  • APR
    19

    TSE 2017: An Eclipse to Remember

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    The total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017 promises to be the biggest astronomical event of the decade for the US. SAS board member Dave Ingram will tell us how to prepare: where to be, what equipment to ... more