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EVAC Monthly Meeting Speaker Schedule for 2018

All monthly meetings are held on the third Friday of the month at the Southeast Regional Library in Gilbert, beginning at 7:30 PM unless noted otherwise. Monthly reminders will continue to be emailed via EVACONLINE to those subscribed.

January 19th - Dr. “Lindy” Elkins-Tanton, Director ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE).  Topic: Astronomy and Space Projects being run from ASU.

February 16th - Melodie Kao - Brown Dwarfs.

March 16th - Tom Polakis. Topic: CCD Photometry from Inside The Light Dome.

April 20th - Dennis Zaritsky - Halo of Hydrogen gas surrounding all galaxies.

May 18th - Jim Bell - Voyager Mission

June 15th - Dr. Michael West - The Large Scale Structure of the Universe.

July 20th - Ted Blank - New Horizons Mission to Pluto and Beyond.

August 17th - Bob Buchheim, Wayne Thomas and Bernard Miller will present their experiences building and operating their observatories..

September 21th - Dr. Steven Levine - Challenges of Commissioning the New Discovery Telescope.

October 19th - Dr. Rick Sarmento - The First Stars Following the Pristine Gas in the Early Universe.

November 16th - Dr. Danny Jacobs - The Hydrogen Epoch Reionization Array (HERA). HERA is a radio telescope dedicated to observing the large scale structure during and priior to the epoch of reionization.

December 21th - Holiday Party - Details to follow...


Meeting Site Map

Located on the Southeast corner of N. Greenfield Road and E. Guadalupe Road in Gilbert, AZ. Just 1.5 miles South of US-60 Superstition Freeway (take Exit 185 - Greenfield Road exit South). Additional parking available in the Southeast Regional Library parking lot off Guadalupe Road.    

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