Astronight is a new monthly public outreach event. Come join the TTU Physics & Astronomy department for an evening of exploration and discovery! Astronight events happen rain or shine and feature:
- A short and accessible general-audiences talk by a TTU scientist or special guest.
- Physics and astronomy activities for scientists of all ages.
- Telescope Viewing (weather permitting).
Talks begin at 8 PM and the activities and telescope viewing are drop-in from 8 until 10.
Fall 2019 Schedule
Friday, November 8th
Speaker: Dr. Joseph Romano - Gravitational Waves
Friday, September 20
Speaker: Manuel Pichardo Marcano - A Trip through the Milky Way
Spring 2019 Schedule
Friday, February 8th
Speaker: Dr. Tom Maccarone - Astronomy from Space
Friday, March 8th
Speaker: Dr. Dario Carbone - A Journey Through the Solar System: Paying a Visit to Our Cosmic Neighbors
Friday, April 12th
Speaker: Dr. Liliana Rivera Sandoval
Fall 2020 Schedule
Friday, February 28th
Speaker: Prof. Tom Maccarone - From GPS to Leap Years: Astronomers as the World's Timekeepers
Location and Parking Information
Astronight is held on the TTU Campus in the Science Building. Talks are held in Room 007 (big lecture hall in the basement level) and the activities are held in the 1st-floor lab rooms. Telescope viewing is outside on the south side of the building.
Special event parking begins at 7:30 PM in lots R07, R08, and the Engineering Key. After 8 PM, most parking lots on campus are open, except where stated otherwise by signage.
Questions, contact Dr. Tom Maccarone at firstname.lastname@example.org or 806-834-3760