Dr. Fiorella Terenzi will lead you through the wild world of astrophysics. Telescopes and tours of the AstroScience Center afterwards, weather permitting.
Dr. Terry Oswalt from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University will discuss the question, where is all the life in the universe? Telescopes and tours of the AstroScience Center afterwards, weather permitting.
Dr. James Webb (FIU) will discuss gravitational waves and the possibility of a totally new window on the universe? Telescopes and tours of the AstroScience Center afterwards, weather permitting.
Students and faculty observe a comet, an Earth approaching asteriod, and a quasar in outburst all in one night from the observing deck of the Stocker Astroscience Center!
The Main 24" telescope for the Stocker Astroscience Center arrives at 9:00 am Saturday morning. A crane arrived an hour later to lift the telescope to its perch in the dome 4.5 stories atop the astroscience center.
The ACE 24" telescope is coming to the Stocker Astroscience center on Saturday October 25, 2014. This long awaited instrument will complete phase one of the Stocker Astroscience center. The telescope will be lifted from a flatbed truck on Saturday morning and hoisted up 4 stories and set down inside the observing room through the slit. Should be a great show!
Stocker AstroScience Center
Department of Physics
Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 SW 8th Street, CP 222
Miami, FL 33199
Phone: (305) 348-3964
Fax: (305) 348-6700