Posts tagged with: "James Webb"

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 […]

Photo: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

Look up tonight, supermoon on the rise

As the moon reaches full phase Monday, Nov. 14, it will be the closest it’s been to Earth since 1948. There […]

Roque de los Muchachos Observatory in La Palma, Spain.
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Canary Islands telescope expands night sky for FIU astronomers

An agreement between the Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA), a consortium of 12 universities including FIU, and the Instituto de […]

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 […]

Countdown to Pluto

Countdown to Pluto

  All eyes will be on Pluto Tuesday at FIU’s Stocker AstroScience Center. Researchers will open the doors to the […]

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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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 […]

Where are they now? Past TEDxFIU speakers check in

Where are they now? Past TEDxFIU speakers check in

  Two years. Twenty speakers. Three musical performances. One talk from 60 feet below the surface of the ocean. TEDxFIU […]

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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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