MAS General Meeting
Sept 1st, 2011

at Fairview Community Center, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Speaker: Clem Pryke U of MN Assoc Prof.
Topic: South Pole Research on the Cosmic Radiation Background


Meeting Location: Fairview Community Center
1910 County Road B West - Room 108
Roseville, MN

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"Viewing the Birth of the Universe from the Bottom of the World" South Pole Sunday Science Lecture 16 Jan 2011 slides are here.
"Viewing the Beginning of the Universe from the Bottom of the World", Fermilab Joint Seminar, 12 March 2010 Note: this are 'slightly' different versions than that presented at MAS.


Previous MAS Meetings :
Jan 2007 : Local Group of Galaxies
Feb 2007 : Amateur Astronomy Research
Mar 2007 : Canceled due to Snow Storm
Apr 2007 : Catastrphic Novas
May 2007 : UFOs Physical Trace Research
Jun 2007 : Infrared Observations with the Spitzer Space Telescope
Jul 2007 : Catastrophic Variables & M1
Aug 2007 : Student Astronomy Experiments
Sep 2007 : Asteroids
Oct 2007 : The 280 Mpc Void in Eridanus -- Contemplating the Void
Nov 2007 : Observing the 'Ain't No' objects
Dec 2007 : Tour of National Maritime Museum / Royal Greenwich Observatory


Jan 2008 : Visual Variable Star Observing Is Fun
Feb 2008 : Exploring the Moon and Mars in Utah?
Mar 2008 : Ongoing Monitoring of Classical Novae and U of MN Outreach program Universe in the Park
Apr 2008 : Viewing and Imaging in the SW USA
May 2008 : The Local Group of Galaxies: A Voyage Within Our Nearest Universe
June 2008 : Demonstrating mirror testing techniques
July 2008 : Onan Tour
August 2008 : committee and observing site reports, "Contemporary Lab Experiences in Astronomy, an Overview of Available Software part 2" and a general discussion of MAS plans and goals.
Sept 2008 :General discussion of MAS plans and goals
Oct 2008 :First Look at Stardust's Comet Cargo
Nov 2008 :The Vatican and Astronomy (video presentation)
Dec 2008 :Numerical Simulations of AGN Jets


Jan 2009 :Astro League Observing Programs & Obsevation Planning and Processing
Feb 2009 :MAS Budget Approval
March 2009 :Dr. Kris Davidson - Eta Carinae
April 2009 : Gravitational Wave Search: LIGO : U of MN Assistant Professor: Vuk Mandic
May 2009 : Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe : Alex Filippenko
June 2009: Dark Matter Dark Energy
July 2009: Observing our Dusty Universe
Aug 2009 : Adventures with a 6 ft Mirror Blank: Bill Volna
Sept 2009 : China's Solar Eclipse of 2009: Mike Kauper & Bill Glass
Oct 2009 : Space Weather & Plasma Physics:Professor Mark J. Engebretson
Nov 2009 : Hunting Binary Asteroids: Russ Durkee
Dec 2009 : X-Ray Bursts from Low Mass Binary Stars :


Jan 2010 :Numerical Simulation of the Solar Wind
Feb 2010 :Review & Approval of the MAS 2010 operating budget
March
April
May 2010 :Wonders of the Solar System
June 2010 : Low mass galaxy formation
July 2010 : Occultation Adventures
August 2010 : Birth and Evolution of Galaxies
September 2010 : 2010 Solar Eclipse
October 2010 : Dwarf Galaxies
November 2010 : Astrophotography and MAS : A Match made in Heaven?
December 2010 : imax : Hubble & MAS Elections


January 2011 : Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA
February 2011 : Annual business & budget meeting
March:
April 2011 : The development of curricula for outreach to schools


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