Archives for "Astronomy"

Monday

September 22, 2008 12:00 pm

Maddie White '09 contemplates the 'final frontier'

It has always fascinated me that we are able to study and understand what is way beyond our physical reach.

Wednesday

June 2, 2004 12:27 pm

Bates College invites public to safe viewing of 'Transit of Venus'

Faculty in the Bates College departments of geology and of physics and astronomy invite Lewiston-Auburn residents to a viewing of the highly anticipated “Transit of Venus,” a rare solar system event, at dawn Tuesday, June 8.

Thursday

January 13, 2000 3:38 pm

Astrophysicist to discuss age, size of universe at Bates

Robert Kirshner, professor of astronomy at Harvard University and an associate director of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, will discuss “The Universe: Old, Expanding, Accelerating?” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, in Room 204, Carnegie Science, Bates College. The public is invited to attend without charge.