Friends of Ohio State Astronomy and Astrophysics - May 2018 Event

April 10, 2018
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 10:30am to 1:30pm
Smith Laboratory, 147 West 18th Avenue
Supernova Remnant (Image Credit: NASA)

Welcome to our May 2018 Event!

Please join the Friends of Ohio State Astronomy & Astrophysics (FOSAA) for our May 19, 2018 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 May 19, 2018

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:

Revealing the Dark Side of the Universe by Ami Choi

Shedding Light on Dark Matter by Tim Linden

Finding Big Planets with Small Telescopes by Steven Villanueva

Planetarium Show:

Pluto: The Distant, Icy World

Registration:

Registration will open through Eventbrite in a few weeks. Stay tuned!

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