Category Archives: October 2018

From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org October 9 Meeting – “It’s Elemental, My Dear Watson”! Hope to see you at Peyton Hall auditorium on the Princeton Campus for our next meeting (Tuesday, Oct 9 at 7:30pm). Please see … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

By Ira Polans The October AAAP meeting is on the 9th at 7:30PM in Peyton Hall on the Princeton University campus. The talk is on the “Stellar Nucleosynthesis” by Dr. Jack Hughes, Rutgers University. Dr. Hughes will focus on the … Continue reading

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September 2018 Meeting Minutes

by Jim Poinsett Minutes of the September 2018 Meeting of the AAAP The meeting was called to order after the lecture. The first topic was StarQuest 2018. It will be held on October 5th through 7th at the Hope Conference … Continue reading

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September, 2018 Board Meeting Minutes

by Jim Poinsett Minutes of the September 2018 Board Meeting of the AAAP There was a discussion about StarQuest and the fact that it loses money every year. Should we keep having it or cancel it. The board decided to … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Dick Peery

by John Church In Memoriam: Dick Peery Richard D. “Dick” Peery, former Director of the AAAP, passed away on April 3, 2017 at age 75. He held bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Rutgers University and was the former Director of … Continue reading

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Planetary Protection

by Theodore R. Frimet Planetary Protection and then there were none There are some pretty cool things that come into your email inbox, from time to time. And September 24th was no exception. Hailing from The National Academies of Science … Continue reading

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‘Interstellar Visitor ‘Oumuamua Came From 1 of 4 Nearby Stars

by Ashwani Saxena ‘Interstellar Visitor ‘Oumuamua Came From 1 of 4 Nearby Stars link : https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/277808-interstellar-visitor-oumuamua-came-from-1-of-4-nearby-stars

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Pioneers in understanding our Universe

by Prasad Ganti Pioneers in understanding our Universe Bell Labs was the research arm of the telephone company AT&T. In the telecommunication business, the scientists got to experiment with different radio antennas. And as an act of serendipity, came up … Continue reading

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