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Roman Kezerashvili, CityTech In this talk, the concept, short review and current state of the art of solar sailing will be presented. General relativity (GR)…
Robert Nemiroff, Michigan Technological University Register on Zoom
Wednesdays, 7 PM. January 12, 19, 26; February 2, 9, 16
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Six different astronomy topics presented by six instructors. Topics include Amateur Spectroscopy, 2022 Astronomical Calendar, Touring the night sky with Stellarium, Sound and Images in Presentations, Astronomy on the Ceiling of Grand Central Terminal, Basics of Telescopes and Observing.
Join the Amateur Astronomers Association in Fort Greene, Brooklyn for free observing sessions, open to the public! We will meet near the corner of…
Michael Shara, American Museum of Natural History
Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 PM. Feb. 10, 17, 24; March 3, 10, 17, 2022. Online via Zoom.
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Astronomy 102 explores the universe beyond the Solar System. We discuss how and when the universe began, the formation of stars and galaxies, its expansion, and probable future. We study how astronomers measure great distances and how stars generate their tremendous energies. We will explore how elements are produced in stars, the structure and types of galaxies, and exotic objects like neutron stars and black holes.
Join AAA at the Queens County Farm Museum for a night of stargazing! Event is free, with a suggested donation to Queens Farm. Rain date…