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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Posts Tagged ‘LTO Star Night’

LTO Star Night, November 2018

LTO Star Night, November 2018

The speaker for this evening is Sarah Scoles, author of the book “Making Contact: Jill Tarter and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence”. Finding extraterrestrial life, especially the smart kind, would be one of the most important discoveries humans had ever made. It would tell us we weren't alone in the vastness of space, that we were both very special and not at all, and that biological processes are a fundamental part of the universe. Perhaps that significance is the ... Full Story

LTO Star Night: February 2018

LTO Star Night: February 2018

The guest speaker for this public star night will be Bill Possel from Boulder’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and space Physics (LASP), and the topic of his talk will be “the Cassini Mission at Saturn - An Epic Ending to an Epic Mission”. During its “Grand Finale,” the Cassini mission studied a never-before-explored region very close to Saturn. The spacecraft has taken ultra-close images of the planet’s rings and clouds, while revealing new details about its interior and the ... Full Story