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Skokie Valley Astronomers—Events

2017 Events

Date Event

Friday
May 5
8 PM
Mapping Dark Matter
Dr. Priya Natarajan
(The evolution of celestial map-making and how maps literally track our ever evolving cosmic view.)
Fermilab, Ramsey Auditorium
Kirk Road and Pine Street, Batavia IL 60510-5011
Registration required, $7
http://events.fnal.gov/arts-lecture-series/events/event/topic-mapping-dark-matter/

Thursday
May 18
7:30 PM
Mysteries of the Cosmos—The Multiverse
Jim Kovac
(Join the continuing exploration of questions that are the subject of research today, that challenge our understanding of the cosmos.)
Prairie Woods Audubon Society
Spring Valley Nature Center
1111 E Schaumburg Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60194
847-985-2100
http://www.pwa-il.org
http://www.parkfun.com/spring-valley

Friday
May 19
8 PM
We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe
Jorge Cham & Daniel Whiteson
(Learn what physicists and cosmologists don't know about the Universe.)
Fermilab, Ramsey Auditorium
Kirk Road and Pine Street, Batavia IL 60510-5011
Registration required, $7
http://events.fnal.gov/arts-lecture-series/events/event/we-have-no-idea-a-guide-to-the-unknown-universe/

Friday–Sunday
May 19–21
MSP9: Michiana Start Party
(The Michiana Astronomical Society will host their annual star party: observing, speakers, vendors, camping, hiking.)
Dr T K Lawless Park, near Vandalia, MI
Registration required, $5–$30
http://www.michiana-astro.org/index.php/msp9/

Thursday–Monday
May 25–29
International Space Development Conference
(Find your spirit of exploration and discovery! Seminars, tours, exhibits, and more.)
St. Louis Union Station Hotel
1820 market St, St Louis, MO 63103
http://isdc2017.nss.org/

Monday
August 21
Total Solar Eclipse
(An amazing natural event. The point of greatest duration is near Carbondale, IL!)
http://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/
http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEgoogle/SEgoogle2001/SE2017Aug21Tgoogle.html
http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEplot/SEplot2001/SE2017Aug21T.GIF
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9C0SeDenPRo
https://www.greatamericaneclipse.com/
http://eclipse2017.org/


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