Category Archives: Conferences

Learn about upcoming conferences, shows, lectures, symposiums, and other places to meet fellow scientists.

Announcement: Radio Astronomy Conference

In addition to the lectures, there will be great conversations, radio observations by KSL Labs – 12 GHz. Educational Radio Telescope and Radio Astronomy Supplies, 21cm Spectral and Continuum Radio Telescope, as well as music entertainment by the Scientists and Staff of Brookhaven National Laboratory (Stochastic Orchestra), all in the historic Custer Institute. Continue reading…

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COMSOL Conference Bypasses Paywall Publishing


Instantly browse over 700 papers, posters, and presentations on multiphysics simulation. This brand new multiphysics resource contains ground-breaking applications from research, engineering, and industry. Continue reading…

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Living With Our Sun

I attended the first of four sessions of the University of Iowa alumni association senior college class called “Living With Our Sun: The Science of the Earth’s Place in the Solar System” last Tuesday. It is a 100 mile round trip drive to the university campus so I was hoping the class would be worth the trips. The class was held in Van … Continue reading…

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“Explore Your Universe” Lectures

It’s that time of year again! The cool crisp nights and the changing of the aspens can only mean one thing: Fall is here, and with it the 2013 edition of our “Explore Your Universe” lecture series, featuring talks by prominent astronomers sharing their research and discoveries. Continue reading…

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A Citizen Science Peer-Reviewed Journal?

Last week we learned a new Citizen Science Association was launched. It took twelve months and the hard work of many smart people. It also holds huge promise for advancing citizen science. But there is one piece missing…the amateur scientists themselves. Continue reading…

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High Energy Amateur Science – September Meeting


Our High Energy Amateur Science (HEAS) group held its September 2013 meeting on a beautiful Sunday in late summer. We discussed many interesting topics and had the “Light the LED” contest; demonstrated an electrostatic motor, diamagnetic levitation and a tuning eye tube. Continue reading…

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Announcement: Radio Astronomy Workshop

The main objective of this meeting is to discuss the future of pulsar
and transients science at low frequencies. Transients and pulsars
constitute significant components of the science programmes of LOFAR,
MWA and the LWA. But what are prospects for detecting both pulsars
and transients in large numbers with these instruments? Continue reading…

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The Commonwealth Club Talks Citizen Science

Public participation in scientific research, also known as “citizen science,” is a burgeoning practice that is more accessible than ever. Continue reading…

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Workshop for Comet ISON at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

A consortium of astrophysicists, amateur astronomers, science activists and artist-designers have come together to catalyze a mass campaign on the Comet ISON trail. Continue reading…

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22nd Midwest Relativity Meeting / Compact Objects Meeting

The 22nd Midwest Relativity Meeting will be held Friday and Saturday,
October 25 and 26, 2013 at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
and will be followed by a Compact Objects meeting on Sunday
October 27. Continue reading…

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