"Women, Science and the Night Sky"
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
2:45 - 4:00 p.m.
at the Southworth Planetarium
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Reception to follow.
A panel discussion presented by the Women and Gender Studies Program in conjunction with the USM Office for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity.
"Devil Girls and the History of Astronomy"
Dr. Lucinda Cole, USM Women and Gender Studies
Dr. Robert Markley, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, English
Dr. Julie Ziffer, USM Physics
"Women Scientists Teaching Women Science"
Dr. Nancy Gordon, USM Professor Emerita, Chemistry
Co-sponsored by USM ADVANCE catalyst grant devote to the role of women in the sciences, the Department of Women and Gender Studies, and the Southworth Planetarium.
Attendees are encouraged to attend "Night Sky," a comedic drama written by Susan Yankowitz and directed by Assunta Kent (USM Theater and Women and Gender Studies). Performed in Russell Hall, Gorham Campus October 10 - 13, 2013
Day Courses Fall 2016 Schedule!
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- August 2016 Planetarium Show Schedule
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- SPECIAL UPCOMING EVENTS
- "Radio Astronomy" radio program "Round Table of the Nights" Fri, Aug 26 at 1:00 p.m.
- First Friday Art Walk: Friday, Sept 2 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
- Day Courses: High School Astronomy starts Sept 6 at 10:00 a.m.
- Day Courses: Middle School Astronomy starts Sept 7 at 10:30 a.m.
- Day Courses: Physics starts September 12 at 10:00 a.m.
- The Astronomy Cafe: "Taming of the Telescope" Mon, Sept 12 at 7:00 p.m.
- Star Dome Astronomy Level I Starts Tues, Sept 20 at 7:00 p.m.
- The Philosopher's Dome: "Essence of the Infinite and Eternal" Sept 26 at 7:00 p.m.
- The Stone Circle Society meeting "Rollright Stones" Thurs, Oct 20 at 7:00 p.m.
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- Birthday Parties at the Planetarium!
- Planetarium Outreach Events
- Planetarium Courses
- Day Courses
- The Astronomy Cafe "The Taming of the Telescope" Sept 12, 2016 7:00 p.m.
- Ask the Staff Astronomer!
- Night Sky Glossary
- The Stone Circle Society
- Planetarium Membership Program
- The Daily Astronomer
- Daily Astronomer Quiz Archive Page
- MID-WINTER'S EVE AT STONEHENGE
- The Philosopher's Dome: 09/26/16: "The Essence of the Infinite and Eternal."
- The Math Zone!
- Fly-by Astrophysics
- Astronomical Research Initiative
- August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse! (Note: It won't be total here in New England.)