Wed, 01/03/2018 - 11:17am
The impact of my research is that it has moved forward our understanding of the galaxy in which we live. How does your research or scholarship inspire your teaching, and vice versa? Students greatly enjoy when I tell them about the newest astronomical discoveries. Some of that information is learned at scientific meetings that I attend as part of my research and scholarship duties. Probably, my scientific presentations have benefited from…
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Fri, 10/12/2012 - 10:10am
Reach for the stars, or merely gaze upon them from the rooftop of the physics building: The University of Georgia department of physics and astronomy in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences will host its monthly observatory open house Oct. 19 from 8-9:30 p.m. on the fourth floor of the physics building.   The double cluster of Perseus, which is comprised of two nearby groups of thousands of stars, and the pale blue planet Uranus will be…
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Thu, 08/30/2012 - 4:27pm
  The University of Georgia department of physics and astronomy in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences will host its monthly observatory open house Sept. 7 from 9-10:30 p.m. on the fourth floor of the physics building. The distant planets of the solar system, Uranus and Neptune, will be visible if the sky is clear. The Andromeda Galaxy, which is 2 million light years away and the nearest large galaxy to the Milky Way, will be readily…
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Mon, 02/13/2012 - 10:40am
The UGA department of physics and astronomy has been hosting a monthly open house at the UGA Observatory since at least 1998 (trying to confirm the actual beginning*). This tradition continues on Feb. 24 from 7:30 - 9 p.m. on the fourth floor of the physics building. Jupiter, Venus and the crescent moon will be visible if the sky is clear. Visitors will be able to view the planets through the 24-inch telescope in the dome on top of the building…
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