Archives for "Astronomy"

Tuesday

August 6, 2013 10:00 am

Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

The NAS Kavli Frontiers of Science program invites only A-list young researchers. It’s also a predictor of later success.

Thursday

October 4, 2012 12:49 pm

Museum of Art to connect L-A seventh-graders with space station

Museum of Art to connect L-A seventh-graders with space station

The Museum of Art will give L/A seventh-graders the opportunity to talk with astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

Wednesday

October 3, 2012 4:28 pm

Science journalist offers astrophotography lecture, wilderness workshop

Science journalist offers astrophotography lecture, wilderness workshop

Science journalist Babak Tafreshi leads a wilderness photography workshop and offers a lecture related to the Museum of Art exhibition “Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography”.

Monday

October 1, 2012 1:47 pm

Astronomer, artist to give presentations related to ‘Starstruck’

Astronomer, artist to give presentations related to ‘Starstruck’

Up next in a series of talks connected with the Bates College Museum of Art exhibition “Starstruck” are presentations by an astronomer from Yale and by an artist showing work in the show.

Wednesday

August 29, 2012 8:58 am

Museum of Art offers lectures, star parties and more as ‘Starstruck’ shines on

Museum of Art offers lectures, star parties and more as ‘Starstruck’ shines on

The Bates College Museum of Art presents lectures, star-viewing parties and other public programs throughout the autumn in conjunction with the remarkable exhibition “Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography.”

Wednesday

June 6, 2012 3:49 pm

Good heavens! Museum of Art offers one of the first major exhibitions of astrophotography

Good heavens! Museum of Art offers one of the first major exhibitions of astrophotography

The headlining exhibition at the Museum of Art this summer, “Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography” is among the first major exhibitions examining astrophotography as an art genre.

Friday

June 1, 2012 3:13 pm

Bates invites public to safe viewing of transit of Venus

Bates invites public to safe viewing of transit of Venus

Bates invites Lewiston-Auburn residents to a campus viewing of Tuesday’s highly anticipated transit of Venus.

Monday

November 7, 2011 1:57 pm

Astronomer to bring complexities of galactic interaction down to earth in talk

Astronomer to bring complexities of galactic interaction down to earth in talk

Jeffrey Kenney ’80, an astronomy professor at Yale University, discusses interactions within galactic clusters Nov. 10 in a talk intended for a mainstream audience.

Friday

September 17, 2010 8:22 am

University of Michigan astrophysicist to describe 'dark energy' research

It sounds like something that animates an evil empire — and in fact, so-called dark energy does permeate the entire universe, scientists believe. But this phenomenon is beyond considerations of right and wrong. Instead, it’s a force whose mysteries embody fundamental questions about the workings of the universe. Scientists are closer than ever to answering those questions — and University of Michigan astrophysicist Gregory Tarlé visits Bates College to summarize progress in this effort at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Building, 44 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

April 15, 2009 8:34 am

Hughes Travel Grants send academic stars into the public sphere

Like a sports team taking its game on the road, Bates’ best and brightest academic stars take their research into…