AAA Lecture Series 2013-2014
The Amateur Astronomers Association is proud to present an astronomy lecture series from October through May each year for our members and the public. Everyone is welcome to attend. Admission to the lecture is free, and no reservations or tickets are required. The lectures are held at the Kaufmann Theater of the American Museum of Natural History, on Central Park West between 77th and 81st streets. Please use the 77th Street entrance. Lectures begin at 6:15 p.m. and run to 8:00 p.m.
Meetup friends will group up in the 4th and 5th rows on house right. Afterwards, we'll go across the street to Shake Shack for a burger and a beer!
Friday, October 4, 2013
(John Marshall Memorial Lecture)
“The highest energy cosmic ray messengers from the deep Universe”
Friday, November 1, 2013
Blue Sky Observatory, Durham, NH
“Observing extrasolar planet transits with small aperture telescopes”
Friday, December 6, 2013
“Heart of Darkness”
Friday, January 3, 2014
"2013 Astronomy Picture of the Day"
Friday, February 7, 2014
“A closer look at star and planet formation”
Friday, March 7, 2014
SUNY Stony Brook
"Cosmic Candle Making with Type Ia Supernovae"
Friday, April 4, 2014
New York University
“The discovery of the Higgs boson and our evolving picture of the Universe"
Friday, May 2, 2014
International Academy of Astronautics, Torino, Italy
"SETI, Evolution and Human History"