General Meetings Events

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: The Realm of “Big Data” Astronomy

Lsst

Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Held on: Apr 17, 2019 (Wed) at 07:00 PM to Apr 17, 2019 (Wed) at 09:00 PM

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

Event Coordinator: Rayna C.T. Bauer

We welcome Dr. Travis Rector, professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage who will be speaking with attendees about the The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST). 

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 ascending order.

  • SEP
    18

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    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 ... more

  • OCT
    16

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    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 ... more

  • NOV
    20

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    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 ... more

  • DEC
    18

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    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 ... more

Shown in date descending order.

  • SEP
    19

    Life and Death of Stars

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    We welcome Ally Witeck, a Physics and Astronomy student at the University of Washington,who will be speaking with attendees about what sun-like stars and supermassive stars go through during their lives. ... more

  • AUG
    15

    Massive Star Geriatrics

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    We welcome Dr. Rubab Khan, from the University of Washington, who will be speaking with attendees about the evolution and fates of high mass stars. The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the ... more

  • JUL
    18

    Mars, the Opposition, and Insight

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    We welcome Keith Krumm and Dave Cuomo, both of whom are NASA Solar System Ambassadors, who will be speaking with attendees about Mars, the upcoming Mars Opposition, the Mars Insight Mission, and the Solar ... more

  • JUN
    20

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Matt McQuinn will be speaking with us about the cosmic microwave background, that is, the relic radiation from the Big Bang. Matt is an assistant professor at the University of Washington specializing in ... more

  • MAY
    16

    SKYGLOW Project

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Harun Mehmedinovic and Gavin Heffernan will be speaking with attendees about light polution and their fight to reclaim the night sky. After a grueling three-year journey of over 150,000 miles and ... more