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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Posts Tagged ‘observatory’

Star Night: January 2020

Star Night: January 2020

The guest speakers for this public star night will be Deborah Price and Rebecca Dickson.  The title of their presentation is “Dark Skies Matter”. Light pollution blots out much of our night sky and prevents us from seeing the views that our ancestors enjoyed, but there are also other reasons to protect the night sky. More than half of wildlife species depend on darkness to survive, and a lack of light is important for human health. Deborah Price, Natural History Program Specialist ... Full Story

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