Upcoming Events

Amazing Astrophysics with Dr. Fiorella Terenzi

02/13/2015 08:00 PM

Dr. Fiorella Terenzi will lead you through the wild world of astrophysics. Telescopes and tours of the AstroScience Center afterwards, weather permitting.

Searching for Life in the Universe: Where is Everyone? with Dr. Terry Oswalt

02/27/2015 08:00 PM

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.

Gravitational Waves: A New Window on the Universe.

04/10/2015 08:00 PM

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.

Latest News

Flurry of activity at the Stocker Astroscience center

01/27/2015

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!

Telescope arrives!

10/25/2014

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 telescope is coming!!!!

10/10/2014

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!

Contact Us

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