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2018 ASP Annual Awards GalaSign up to be notified when information is available

ASP 2018: Advancing Astronomy for All – 130th Annual MeetingSign up to be notified when information is available

Education Workshops & Webinars

Silicon Valley Lecture Series


Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series

January 24, 2018 at 7 pm
Prof. Eliot Quataert of UC Berkeley, on “Cosmic Gold: Neutron Star Mergers, Gravitational Waves, and the Origin of the Heavy Elements”

February 28, 2018 at 7 pm
Dr. Ashwin Vasavada (Project Scientist for the Curiosity Mission to Mars at JPL) on the exploration of Mars.

April 18, 2018
Dr. Michael Busch (SETI Institute) on Near-Earth Asteroids and Cosmic Impacts

Location for all lectures:
Smithwick Theatre at Foothill College
More information

Foothill College is just off the El Monte Road exit from Freeway 280 in Los Altos.

The lecture is co-sponsored by:

  • The Astronomical Society of the Pacific
  • The SETI Institute
  • NASA Ames Research Center
  • The Foothill College Astronomy Program

We get large crowds for these talks, so we ask people to try to arrive a little bit early to find parking. The lecture is free, but there is a charge of $3 for parking on campus and exact change is appreciated.