Astronomy

Astronomy Seminars are generally held on Friday afternoon from 4:10-5:30 P.M. in Room 3, Physics Hall. Special Seminars may be held at different times, so please check the event listings for complete details.

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Some Secular Drivers of Galaxy Evolution

Friday, 18th Jan 2013 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Research talk by Curt Struck, ISU Physics & Astronomy Department faculty.

Planetarium Show

Friday, 22nd Feb 2013 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. Shows are at 7 pm and 7:30 pm and are suitable for all ages. Weather permitting a star-gazing session will be held after dark. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:45 pm. Seating is limited.

[Fe II] Emission Tracing Dense Jets for Intermediate-Mass Protostars in Carina

Friday, 29th Mar 2013 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Talk by Megan Reiter, University of Arizona graduate student

Planetarium Show

Friday, 29th Mar 2013 @ 7:00 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. Shows are at 7 pm and 7:30 pm and are suitable for all ages. Weather permitting a star-gazing session will be held after dark. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:45 pm. Seating is limited.

The Brites-Constellation Project: Entering a New Era of Nanosatellite Astrophysics ... or ... Why I'm heading to the Great White (French) North

Friday, 5th Apr 2013 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Talk by Herbert Pablo, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University

Extra-Disk Starbursts: Star Formation Triggering in Interacting Galaxies

Friday, 12th Apr 2013 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Talk by Beverly Smith, Department of Physics and Astronomy, East Tennessee State University

Mass Estimates for the Young Stars in NGC 6334

Friday, 19th Apr 2013 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Research talk by Sarah Willis, ISU Astronomy Graduate Student and Smithsonian Predoctoral Fellow at the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Mass loss with and without planets - Then and Now

Friday, 3rd May 2013 @ 4:10 pm in Room 3
Talk by Lee Anne Willson, ISU Physics and Astronomy faculty

Planetarium Shows - Backyard Astronomy

Friday, 13th Sep 2013 @ 6:15 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. The first show, starting at 6:30 pm will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 pm and 7:30 pm and are suitable for all ages. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:15 pm. Seating is limited.

Planetarium Shows

Friday, 11th Oct 2013 @ 6:15 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. The first show, starting at 6:30 pm will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 pm and 7:30 pm and are suitable for all ages. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:15 pm. Seating is limited.

A-F star mysteries as revealed by the NASA Kepler spacecraft

Friday, 1st Nov 2013 @ 4:10 pm in Physics 0003
Joyce Guzik (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Planetarium Shows

Friday, 8th Nov 2013 @ 6:15 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. The first show, starting at 6:30 pm will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 pm and 7:30 pm and are suitable for all ages. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:15 pm. Seating is limited.

Ghostly Impostors: The Glowing Magnetospheres of Massive Stars

Friday, 15th Nov 2013 @ 4:10 pm in Room 0003
Richard Townsend (Department of Astronomy, University of Wisconsin Madison)

Planetarium Shows

Friday, 13th Dec 2013 @ 6:15 pm in ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. The first show, starting at 6:30 pm will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 pm and 7:30 pm and are suitable for all ages. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:15 pm. Seating is limited.