Daily Archives: 10/11/2011

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TACNY Junior Café Scientifique – “Creepy Chemistry” – Saturday, October 15, 9:30 a.m.

Greetings fellow astrophiles! With a bit more advanced notice than the last lecture, TACNY is hosting a Junior Café Scientifique lecture at the MOST this Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. Information is below. The SAS will also be hosting one of these lectures on May 19, 2012! Creepy Chemistry: Glowing Pumpkins, Magical Genies, Mysterious Fog and Much More! Saturday, October 15, 2011 – 9:30a.m. – 11:00a.m. Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology (MOST), Armory Square Syracuse, New York Speaker: Neal M. Abrams, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Talk […]

TACNY Sweet Lecture At OCC On Nanotechnology – TODAY – Tuesday, October 11 at 6:00 p.m.

Greetings fellow astrophiles! While not directly astronomy-related (unless you consider the materials science and physics connections for making better coatings, components, circuitry for GO-TO scopes, etc.), we will be posting lecture announcements from the TACNY – Technology Alliance of Central New York (tacny.org) – listserve to promote some of the best public lecturing on science and technology one can find in CNY. This lecture (and apologies for the short-notice) at the Whitney Applied Technology Center on the Onondaga Community College campus (PDF map available for download HERE – look for the Cassiopeia, er, “W” on the map) features Dr. Alain […]

Prof. John McMahon At The Tully Free Library – Thursday, October 13 at 5:00 PM

Greetings fellow astrophiles! If you’ve not had the pleasure of hearing John McMahon lecture on the topic of astronomy, the Tully Free Library (google map HERE) is providing us all an opportunity to do so during daylight hours. Many attendees to Darling Hill Observatory Public Viewing sessions may recognize his voice (but not the contents of his dark outline) from his always fascinating tours of the Constellations and their mythological origins (and it’s likely that his Classics students at Le Moyne are equally well-versed in the reverse). One of DHO’s great exponents of small aperture observing (“small scopes” for the […]