March 2016: Picture of the Month

One of the most massive stars on record.

ASX 2016 Annual General Meeting

The school year is coming to a close; it’s time to say goodbye to some of the old executive members and say hello to the new ones. ASX will be holding its Annual General Meeting to elect the 2016-2017 executive team, and celebrate the end of a great year with FREE pizza and a space-related movie…
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Star Talk: Exploring the Ghostly Side of Galaxies with Dragonfly

“Exploring the Ghostly Side of Galaxies with Dragonfly”, presented by Dr. Roberto Abraham Abstract: Bigger telescopes are usually better telescopes…. but not always. In this talk I will explore the ghostly world of large low surface brightness structures, such as galactic stellar halos, low-surface brightness dwarf galaxies, and other exotica such as supernova light echoes.…
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February 2016: Picture of the Month

Although space travel is not yet possible, consider visiting the planet Kepler-16b in a binary star system.

Moving to Mars? A Panel Discussion on the Ethics and Logistics

Moving to Mars? A Panel Discussion on the Ethics and Logistics, co-presented by ASX and The Star Spot. Human survival depends on planetary settlement. While Mars is the top candidate for hosting human settlers, significant ethical and logistical controversies surround the prospect of sending humans to the Red Planet. ASX has assembled a team of experts…
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