Events titled like General Meeting

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  • AUG
    04

    TAS General Meeting - Visual Astronomy

    Tue at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    The Tacoma Astromincal Society presenter will be Mike Hotka.Mike is a software developer, amateur astronomer, and "Dark Sky Ranger-Defender of Darkness"! Mike will be presenting on Visual Astronomy for beginners and experienced alike. A reminder of online meeting etiquette. If you join early, please come in and visit! We look forward to seeing you! If you come in after 7:30, please come in muted with video off. To minimalize the distraction during the presentations we ask that ... more

  • OCT
    16

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    This month's topic is "Puzzles in Galaxy Evolution" by Professor Charles Louis Steinhardt professor at the Cosmic Dawn Center, part of the Niels Bohr Institute (University of Copenhagen). Professor Steinhardt will discuss some of the recent advances in galaxy evolution and some of the things that, as a result, we have discovered we really don’t understand about how galaxies are assembled in the early Universe The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the Public. Prior ... more

  • MAY
    15

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    This general meeting will feature an update on the Curiosity Rover which was designed and launched to explore Mars as part of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission. New information about the planet Mars will be presented by Dave Cuomo, an experienced astronomy and space science educator and planetarium expert currently working at the Pacific Science Center. The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the Public. Prior to the General Meeting, SAS volunteer staff offer a welcome ... more

  • OCT
    17

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    We welcome our own Vice President of Education Dave Ingram. 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, ... 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 theoretical astrophysics and cosmology.