Astronomy Day! and Eve!

The semiannual Astronomy Day will be celebrated Friday and Saturday with star shows, reduced prices for Clark Planetarium, physics and astronomy demonstrations and a speech by the only former U.S. senator who also served as an astronaut [The Astronomical League’s … Continue reading»

Astronomy Advances in Utah

As department chair David Kieda remarked, nobody will graduate from the University of Utah’s Department of Physics this year. Instead, young scientists marching along the aisle at commencement will graduate from the just-renamed Department of Physics and Astronomy. Signaling a … Continue reading»

A Planet

STANSBURY PARK, Tooele County — It was Saturday evening and only a few members of the public had driven here to celebrate the “100 Hours of Astronomy” event taking place around the world. It was easy to see why, as … Continue reading»