Astronomy

American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting

, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The purpose of the American Geophysical Union is to promote discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity.
Unistellar Telescope against black background

What’s New with Unistellar?

Last year, the SETI Institute announced its exciting new partnership with Unistellar, a start-up developing the revolutionary new eVscope whose chief scientific officer is our very own Senior Planetary Astronomer
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Exploding Stars Make Key Ingredient in Sand, Glass

Supernova Remnant G54 - This image of supernova remnant G54.1+0.3 includes radio, infrared and X-ray light.

Celebrating Stephen Hawking: How Black Holes are Not Quite Black. A Non-technical Talk by Andrew Fraknoi

, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thursday evening, Nov. 1, 2018 at 6 pm Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library 100 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA 94102 Part of the 2018 Bay Area Science Festival

Peninsula Astronomical Society: Celebrating Stephen Hawking: How Black Holes are Not Quite Black

, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Scientists and science enthusiasts are mourning the passing of Stephen Hawking, one of the great minds and spirits of our time.

50th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference

, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) brings together international specialists in petrology, geochemistry, geophysics, geology and astronomy to present the latest results of research in planetary science. Program to be announced.

American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting 2019

, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing science for the benefit of all people. Program schedule to be announced.NOTE: Conference registration is required.

223rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society

, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
The American Astronomical Society (AAS), established in 1899 and based in Washington, DC, is the major organization of professional astronomers in North America.

Science with HabEx: UV to Near-Infrared Space Astronomy in the 2030s

, 12:30 PM - 7:00 PM
The Habitable Exoplanet Observatory (HabEx) is one of four concepts currently under study by NASA in preparation for the 2020 Astrophysics Decadal Survey.

Close-range remote sensing of Saturn's rings during Cassini's ring grazing orbits and grand finale

, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
With its 13-year mission at Saturn now complete, Cassini takes its place as the most spectacularly successful interplanetary mission in the history of NASA.  It its final 10 months, from December 2016 to September 2017, Cassini transformed itself into a whole new mission with its Ring Grazing Orb