Friends of Ohio State Astronomy and Astrophysics - October 2017 Event

September 21, 2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:30am to 1:30pm
Smith Laboratory, 147 West 18th Avenue
Supernova Remnant (Image Credit: NASA)

Welcome to our October 2017 Event!

Please join the Friends of Ohio State Astronomy & Astrophysics (FOSAA) for our October 21, 2017 event! This FOSAA event will include an exciting show in the spectacular Arne Slettebak Planetarium and feature several short talks by Ohio State researchers, who will describe recent discoveries at the frontiers of their fields, at a level accessible to all. Following these presentations, an informal lunch with Ohio State faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and students will give you the chance to ask all of your questions about planets, stars, galaxies, and the universe, and to learn more about astronomy and astrophysics research at Ohio State.

Date: 

  • Saturday October 21, 2017

Session 1

  • Planetarium: 10:30 am — 11:20 am
  • Talks: 11:30 am — 12:30 pm
  • Lunch: 12:30 pm — 1:30 pm

Session 2

  • Talks: 10:30 am — 11:20 am
  • Planetarium: 11:30 am — 12:30 pm
  • Lunch: 12:30 pm — 1:30 pm

Location:

  • The planetarium show will take place in Arne Slettebak Planetarium of Smith Laboratory located at 174 West 18th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210. Session 1 will start here.
  • Talks will take place in Room 1005 of Smith Laboratory located at 174 West 18th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210. Session 2 will start here.
  • Lunch will be served in the Atrium of the Physics Research Building, which is across the street from Smith Lab.

Featured Speakers:

Dissecting Supernova Remnants by Prof. Laura Lopez

Fueling Star Formation by Prof. Adam Leroy

The Large-Scale Structure of the Universe by Prof. Chris Hirata

Planetarium Show:

Hidden Treasures - Autumn Skies

Please register at our eventbrite page! All guests are invited to a free boxed lunch with speakers and other OSU faculty, researchers, and students after the planetarium show. 

 

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