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November

Solar Viewing at Stocker Astroscience center

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Venue:Stocker AstroScience center

We will set up our telescopes with Solar Filters to observe the Sun. Everyone is welcome to look safely at our nearest Star the Sun. This event is weather permitting of course.

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Venue:AHC 3 Room 110

Nobel Laureate, John C. Mather, Ph.D. Senior Astrophysicist, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD Senior Project Scientist, James Webb Space Telescope The history of the universe in a nutshell, from the Big Bang to now, and on to the future – Mather will tell the story of how we got here, how the universe began with a Big Bang, how it could have produced an Earth where sentient beings can live, and how those beings are discovering their history.

Solar Viewing - cancelled Today!!!!!!!! Will reschedule at a later date

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Venue:Stocker AstroScience Center

Solar telescope will be set up with proper filters to allow visitors to look at the nearest star, our Sun. This event is weather permitting of course.

StAsc tours: Cancelled: will reschedule at a later date

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Venue:Stocker AstroScience Center

The Astronomy Club and the Society of Physics Students will be hosting tours of the new Stocker Astroscience Center for curious students and faculty. See some of the unique features such as the Glass tile mosaic in the exhibition hall or the "Starship" control room.

The Future of Life on Earth by Dr. James Webb - CANCELLED!!!!! Will reschedule at a later date!!!!!

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Venue:Stocker Astroscience Center Rm. 101

Dr. Webb will discuss the future of Mankind, and life in general, on the surface of our planet. He will talk about global warming, possibility of asteroid impact, and Carl Sagan's vision of a Cosmic society.

Student Day @ Stocker AstroScience Center: Star Party: CANCELLED!!!!!!!!!!! Will reschedule

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Venue:Stocker AstroScience Center

Telescope will be set up to view stellar objects in the night sky. This event is weather permitting.

Music @ Stocker AstroScience Center: Fingerstyle Guitar by Dr. Webb

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Venue:AHC2 170

Dr. James Webb will play a variety of songs on his nylon string guitar fingerstyle. Fingerstyle means a solo guitar plays bass, melody and Rhythm parts simultaneously. Selections include "Across the Universe", "Here Comes the Sun", "Longer Than", and "Night in White Satin". The location will most likely by AHC 170!

Live Music @ Stocker AstroScience Center

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Venue:AHC2 160

Artists include: James Webb and Tom Barnello singing and playing 1970's songs, Italian singer/songwriter Marivana, Miami singer Ted Miller, local folk artist Grant Livingston, Local folk duo Jennings & Keller, and Folk singer extraordinaire Rod McDonald. Rod started this journey with us, playing at the original fundraiser for the center "Guitars under the Stars" back in 2005.

Music at the Observatory: Star party

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Venue:Old Observing PAd

Open observing with telescope at the Stocker Observatory. This event is weather permitting.

NASA Day @ Stocker AstroScience Center: Reaching for the Stars Concer!!!!!!!Cancelledd!!!!!!

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Venue:Stocker AstroScience Center: Room 101.

Reaching for the Stars Concert - Dr. Webb will perform his astronomy songs form his CD "Reaching for the Stars" acoustically. Event cancelled because obsservatory is closed.

NASA Day @ Stocker Astroscience Center: Patrick Ford and Mars

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Venue:CP 145

FIU Student Patrick Ford will talk about his bid to be one of the first travelers to the Planet Mars. He will discuss his reasons for wanting to be one of the first interplanetary travelers.

NASA Day @ Stocker AstroScience Center: Across the Solar System and Beyond with Russell Romanella

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Venue:CP 145

Russell R. Romanella is the director of Safety and Mission Assurance at NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Mr. Romanella will disucss the status of NASA and it current and future plans for exploration of our Solar System.

NASA Day @ Stocker Astroscience Center: Star party

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Venue:Stocker AstroScience Center

Public observing with FIU telescopes. This event is weather permitting.