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BBQ with the Stars - Ferris, Marcy, Filippenko, Faber - SOLD OUT

BBQ with the Stars

Join world-renowned astronomers for an end-of-summer picnic on Mt. Hamilton! Event begins with outdoor catered BBQ (with vegetarian options) and live 1970s music from Silicon Valley's Dr. West. Mingle, chat, and ask your cosmic questions of UC astronomy professors Alex Filippenko, Geoff Marcy, and Sandra Faber.

UC professor emeritus Timothy Ferris, author of a dozen books and producer of three PBS documentary films will also be joining us to chat and answer questions. Come and hobnob with the "best popular science writer in the English language!"

Later we'll move indoors to enjoy the classical guitar duo Equilibrium (watch video here), followed by talks by Ferris, Filippenko, Marcy, and Faber about the universe. Finally, view the night sky through the Great Lick Refractor and Nickel reflecting telescope.

WHAT: BBQ with the Stars
WHO: Timothy Ferris, Geoff Marcy, Alex Filippenko, Sandra Faber
WHEN: Saturday, Sept 15 - 5pm - 12am
DETAILS: Click Here

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  • mike s.

    So, whats the story about getting the tix. I'll be getting there a little early to get some photos of the domes for a project of mine. So is there a will call? If so, whose name will it be under?

    September 15, 2012

    • Mike

      It would be under your name, assuming you already bought tix! If you're already here, let me know.

      September 15, 2012

  • Eric

    Enjoy this friends! You are the lucky.

    September 14, 2012

  • Mike

    Mike S. and the others, let's use this page for any communication about meeting up. That way it's just us getting notified, instead of the whole group.

    1 · September 14, 2012

  • Eric

    Word is, this event is sold out. If you've got your tickets, have fun!

    September 10, 2012

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