UA Science

From left to right: Vasily Belorukov, Michael Brown, Wendy Freedman. We will show three different speakers each week.

The Marc Aaronson @ 30 Science Symposium and Public Talk

As many of you have heard, we are giving thanks for 30 years of the Marc Aaronson Lectureship/Prize. For all of Tucson there will be a Public Talk by Steward's own Nobel Laureate Brian Schmidt in Centennial Hall.  It will be held April 3 at 7:00pm and costs $15. Tickets are available starting Jan 27. 

For Tucson scientists and out-of-town scientists, there will be a two-day, PhD-level Science Symposium, April 3 and 4,  in which we welcome back many of the Aaronson Lecturers of the...

Credit & Copyright: Glenn Schneider

2017 Eclipse Information From the AAS

The American Astronomical Society has put together a website with eclipse information for the August 21, 2017, total solar eclipse. It has been 38 years (see below for the argument) since an eclipse path has passed over the continental USA. Please note that many motels and hotels are already filled, so it's not too soon to think about your eclipse travels. Also, please look at the [typical] weather and climate page. Sky and Telescope has a large number of articles already published.

Steward Astronomer Glenn Schneider is one of the great eclipse chasers, and he has a rather spectacular website HERE. Glenn provided comments that allow us to argue that the last...

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