The Jim & Linda Lee Planetarium at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University continues its mission of bringing the universe to you! Join us for a variety of fun, engaging, astronomy-themed virtual events from the comfort of your own computer. These virtual events are free. Visit our website to learn more: https://prescott.erau.edu/about/planetarium/public-shows
College of Engineering Speaker Series: Dr. Richard Holdaway – Wednesday, Feb. 24, 4:00 p.m.
In 2015 a spin-out company was formed from the Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge University in the UK, with the novel concept of taking some technology from the global Square Kilometer Array program and flying it on highly stable stratospheric platforms. The primary purpose is to provide mobile communications without the need for terrestrial towers, and giving the end-user (i.e., the public) seamless global coverage. This talk will outline the rationale and background to the program, progress and schedule.
Show link: https://youtu.be/OtLGQrLaE4o
Science Speaker Series: Dr. Kevin Hardegree-Ullman – Thursday, Mar. 4, 12:00 p.m.
For this Science Speaker Series event, Dr. Kevin Hardegree-Ullman will present a lecture on the subject of exoplanets.
Show link: https://youtu.be/SVzkVCRJiXo
A Tour of the Galaxies – Saturday, Mar. 13, 11:00 a.m.
We live on a planet in orbit around a star, which exists within a gigantic galaxy. What are these galaxies? What do they look like? What are they made of? We will explore this topic during this month’s planetarium educational livestream!
Show link: https://youtu.be/3Z0bTdrxwfk
Science Speaker Series: Dr. Erik Lentz – Thursday, Mar. 18, 12:00 p.m.
For this Science Speaker Series event. Dr. Erik Lentz will present a lecture on the subject of warp drive technology.
Show link: https://youtu.be/6O8ji46VBK0
Prescott March Night Sky – Thursday, Mar. 18, 6:00 p.m.
The equinox approaches, heralding the coming of spring! We will explore what stars, planets, and more will be visible in your local sky during this season. If you attend live, you can even participate in the show, asking questions in the YouTube Live chat, with your questions answered during the program!
Show Link: https://youtu.be/mKpUj-m4YZ0
PLANETARIUM CONTACT: STEM Outreach Office, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ; (928) 777-3422; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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