Posts tagged with: "Astronomy"

August 2017 in photos: Solar eclipse, moving in and tagging sharks

August 2017 in photos: Solar eclipse, moving in and tagging sharks

As we flip the calendar from August to September, we say goodbye to summer and hello to fall. We’re looking […]

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By Eduardo Merille

Eclipse chasers flock to Stocker AstroScience Center

When the Great American Eclipse descended on the United States, hundreds of FIU faculty and staff, students, members of the […]

FIU astroscientists look through a telescope at the Stocker AstroScience Center.
By Eduardo Merille

3 ways to observe the solar eclipse

For solar eclipse enthusiasts planning to take in the Great American Eclipse, FIU astrophysicist James Webb shares three ways to […]

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5 things to know about the solar eclipse

On Aug. 21, America will witness an astronomical phenomenon that hasn’t been seen in the continental United States for 99 […]

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Solar eclipse experts

On Aug. 21, parts of the United States will experience a total solar eclipse. People across the country will see […]

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Origins of the Christmas Star are scientific mystery

December is a month of celebration throughout the world and across cultures and religions. Perhaps one of the most widely observed […]

Hundreds turn out for White House astronomy night

Hundreds turn out for White House astronomy night

FIU’s Stocker AstroScience Center was standing room only for the White House Astronomy Night event Oct. 19. More than 200 astronomy […]

FIU to host White House astronomy night

FIU to host White House astronomy night

FIU joins President Obama’s efforts to expand access to STEM experiences for the next generation of scientists, engineers and inventors […]

50@50: ‘Star Trek’ inspires Stocker AstroScience Center

50@50: ‘Star Trek’ inspires Stocker AstroScience Center

To celebrate the university’s 50th anniversary, FIU News is sharing 50 moments in FIU’s history as part of our “50@50″ series. […]

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Astrophysicist Fiorella Terenzi performs at Miami Beach Centennial celebration

Miami Beach gets astrophysical for centennial celebration

In honor of Miami Beach’s centennial anniversary, 60 FIU physics students participated in a high-energy performance starring FIU astrophysicist Fiorella Terenzi earlier this week. […]

Stocker AstroScience Center opens new space frontier for students, community

Stocker AstroScience Center opens new space frontier for students, community

Ever since Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon almost 46 years ago, our knowledge of the universe has changed […]

FIU joins Booker T. Washington High in reopening of 25-year-old planetarium

FIU joins Booker T. Washington High in reopening of 25-year-old planetarium

Visitors to Booker T. Washington Senior High School probably did not realize they would be going on a journey 250 […]

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Stocker main telescope to make debut at winter star party

Stocker main telescope to make debut at winter star party

The Stocker AstroScience Center‘s main telescope will make its debut to the general public at the end-of-the-semester Winter Star Party this […]

On land and sea, astronomers and astronauts meet for virtual chat

On land and sea, astronomers and astronauts meet for virtual chat

A group of FIU astronomy students recently chatted with NASA astronauts participating in the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) 19 Mission at […]

This 25-year-old analog projector will be replaced by a state-of-the-art digital projector with enhanced sound and lighting.

Planetarium at Booker T. Washington to reopen as part of FIU’s Education Effect

  In the early 1990s, students at Booker T. Washington Senior High School in Overtown studied the planets, stars and […]

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