Astronomy

2016-07-17 L Lange

Chairman: Larry Lange
254-6281       rllange@pacbell.net

MAY:
The May meeting of the Branch’s astronomy activity will take place on May 13, immediately following our luncheon at the Hilton.  We will be showing a DVD by Professor Neil deGrasse Tyson and discussing the recent photograph of a black hole.  All members and their guests are invited.

Larry Lange, co-chairman
Allen Grossman, co-chairman

 
updated 4/28/2019 by DerekS
 
 
 
 
 
 A Brief Description of Dark Matter
 
 

 
A good question!….answered
 

 

Time Dilation (8 min.) – background for 03/09/2015 Meeting
 

 
How Stars Shine(2 min)
 

 
What is Gravity? Newton vs. Einstein (7 min)
 
 

 
 
 
A Brief (12 min) Description of Kepler’s Laws:

 

About the Particle Properties of Light:The Wave/Particle Double Split Experiment Explained:

 

 
On Photons and Relativity:
 

 
The Photon and Light as a Particle:
 
 

 
 

To review the announcement 0n evidence of cosmic inflation and gravitational waves click on Big Discovery. For background information also click on the links at the end of the article. ..also a video lecture on the Celestial Sphere

Activity Costs:

For regular meetings – little or no cost.  For field trips – each participant pays the related admission and docent charges as well as food and other related costs and also provides their own transportation.

 

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