Astronomy

July 14-22, 2018 COSPAR 2018: Committee on Space Research

, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
COSPAR's objectives are to promote on an international level scientific research in space, with emphasis on the exchange of results, information and opinions, and to provide a forum, open to all scientists, for the discussion of problems that may affect scientific space research.

East Bay Astronomical Society

, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The general meeting allows all members and any non-members to come together and enjoy a EAS Talk on a scientific subject. The event will be held in the Galileo room. Please enter through the gate located along the service road behind the main entrance to the Chabot Space and Science Center.
Co-founders Arnaud Malvache operating the eVscope prototype at Marseille, Sombrero Galaxy (M104) taken from San Francisco, on May 17 2018, Sombrero Galaxy (M104) taken from Marseille, on May 14 2018

The Sombrero Galaxy As Seen From Cities

We’re happy to share with you an update from our partner, Unistellar.

Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS): 50th Annual Meeting

, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
DPS 50th Annual Meeting

Astronomical Society of the Pacific Annual Meeting: Advancing Astronomy for All

, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The ASP’s 130th Annual Meeting is a broad science education/outreach conference featuring plenary talks/panels, contributed workshops/sessions, and oral/poster presentations addressing a wide range of

International Astronomical Union: XXX General Assembly

, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
XXXth General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union
Saturn's Rings  credit: NASA

New Film, "In Saturn’s Rings", is a Unique Tour of the Universe

In Saturn’s Rings is a trip through space. Narrated by LeVar Burton, Stephen van Vuuren’s new documentary film uses millions of images of Earth, the Milky Way, and the Moon that were captured by Hubble, Cassini, and other NASA space telescopes to offer a grand tour of the universe.
Oumuamua

Is this mysterious space rock actually an alien spaceship?

It’s in the news because people want to know if it’s a rock or a rocket. The “it” in question is a weirdly oblong asteroid that goes by the barely pronounceable moniker 'Oumuamua.
Unistellar telescope

SETI Institute-Unistellar Partnership Promises to Revolutionize Amateur Astronomy

July 18, 2017 Mountain View, CA, USA and Marseille, France — The SETI Institute and French startup Unistellar, announced a partnership today to commercialize a new telescope that promises to deliver an unparalleled view of the cosmos to amateur astronomers, and provide the opportunity to