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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Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 16th Jan 2015 @ 4:10 pm in 38 Physics
Adventures in Citizen Science (Dr. Charles Kerton, Iowa State University)

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 23rd Jan 2015 @ 4:10 pm in 38 Physics (our new regular location)
Pre and post equinox activity (Steve Kawaler, Iowa State University)

Special Colloquium (and Astronomy Seminar)

Friday, 23rd Jan 2015 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics (note location change for today)
The Smallest and the Biggest: Neutrinos and the Matter Dominated Universe (Dr. Asher Kaboth, Imperial College, London)

Planetarium Show

Friday, 23rd Jan 2015 @ 6:30 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 p.m. will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 and 7:30 p.m. and are suitable for all ages. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:15 p.m. Seating is limited. Weather permitting there will be an outdoor observing session after the last show.

Planetarium Show

Friday, 20th Feb 2015 @ 6:30 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 p.m. will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 and 7:30 p.m. and are suitable for all ages. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:15 p.m. Seating is limited. Weather permitting there will be an outdoor observing session after the last show.

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 27th Feb 2015 @ 4:10 pm in 38 Physics
An Update on Astronomy Outreach at ISU (Alan Hulsebus, Iowa State University)

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 13th Mar 2015 @ 4:10 pm in 38 Physics
Space-based asteroseismology of exoplanet hosts with Kepler and K2 (and other adventures) (Steven Kawaler, Iowa State University)

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 27th Mar 2015 @ 4:10 pm in 38 Physics
Probing the Extragalactic Background Light with Blazars (Rita Wells, Iowa State University)

Planetarium Show

Friday, 27th Mar 2015 @ 6:30 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 p.m. will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 and 7:30 p.m. and are suitable for all ages. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:15 p.m. Seating is limited. Weather permitting there will be an outdoor observing session after the last show.

Astronomy Seminar

Friday, 3rd Apr 2015 @ 4:10 pm in 3 Physics (note change of location)
Living with a Giant; The Hobby-Eberly Telescope (Rich Schuler, Iowa State University)

Planetarium Show

Friday, 24th Apr 2015 @ 6:30 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 p.m. will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 and 7:30 p.m. and are suitable for all ages. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:15 p.m. Seating is limited. Weather permitting there will be an outdoor observing session after the last show.

Planetarium Show

Tuesday, 23rd Jun 2015 @ 6:30 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 p.m. will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 and 7:30 p.m. and are suitable for all ages. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:15 p.m. Seating is limited. Weather permitting there will be an outdoor observing session after the last show.