• Astronomy

    Carnegie Science Center

    This is a descriptive introduction to Astronomy. Many topics of study include:  the celestial sphere, and the night sky, gravity and the dynamics of celestial bodies, telescopes and the nature of light, our moon, the planets and the sun, stars and their final outcome (white dwarfs, supernovae, pulsars and black holes) the milky way and other galaxies, the origins and fate of our universe and other solar systems. This program will include development of a broad overview of current astronomical theory, familiarization with basic astronomical research techniques through participation in classroom exercises and discussions and demonstrations and interactions in a live digital planetarium environment.  This program meets approximately once a month and the day of the week varies.

    Schedule

    Monday, October 14

    Monday, November 18

    Monday, December 9

    Monday, January 13

    Monday, February 17

     

    All sessions are from 9am - 2pm at Carnegie Science Center.