Monthly Archives: August 2018

Public Star Night – 21 Sept 2018 – John Ensworth – “The Library of Babel and the VERY Large Numbers of Science”

The scientist and the layperson alike try to grapple with infinity.  It shows up at the edges of science and math every day. We have to deal with it.  But can humans really visualize the infinite? Can we get a gut feeling for even just the very, very large?  John Ensworth will take you to the fictional Library of Babel,

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Public Star Night 17 August 2018 – Dr Rob Freedman – Ball’s Antennas on NASA’s Orion Spacecraft

Our guest speaker for this public star night will be Dr. Robert Freedman from Ball Aerospace, and his presentation topic will be the communication antennas Ball Aerospace has built for NASA’s Orion spacecraft.

Orion, America’s first spacecraft to carry humans into deep space since Apollo 17, successfully passed its initial flight test at the end of 2014.

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