Posts tagged with: "Stocker AstroScience Center"

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 […]

Building bridges to the White House

Building bridges to the White House

D.C. Weekly Update: FIU’s Atorod Azizinamini was named a 2015 White House Transportation Champion Change on the same week that legislation […]

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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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 […]

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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GeekiWood conference promotes STEM education, innovation at FIU

GeekiWood conference promotes STEM education, innovation at FIU

FIU’s School of Integrated Science and Humanity along with the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies hosted the GeekiWood conference Sept. 27. The […]

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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Building boom at FIU

Building boom at FIU

In the past two years FIU has erected or renovated more than 10 buildings on Modesto Maidique and Biscayne Bay […]

FIU hosts BioFlorida’s First Latin America-U.S. Conference in Life Sciences

FIU hosts BioFlorida’s First Latin America-U.S. Conference in Life Sciences

FIU will host the inaugural BioFlorida Latin America & Caribbean Life Sciences Conference, a two-day event (March 27-28) focused on […]