Time to explore the galaxies: Join the Virtual Public Astronomy & Observing Nights

From the UI Physics and Astronomy Department and Hawk-Eyes in Space
Sunday, June 14, 2020

Please note: Due to a dumb error (NOT by the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Professor Lang, Professor DeRoo, or Iowa Now), this notice was included in the UI's Iowa Now newsletter on Thursday, July 9.

These events were in June. My apologies to all for the inconvenience.

Nic Arp he/him/his (it was me, I made the mistake!)
Director, Strategic Communications
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


Summer weather? Check.

A world-class robotic telescope in Arizona, operated from Iowa City by the University of Iowa? Check.

World-leading experts in space physics and astronomy? Check.

Then all systems go!

Join the Hawk-Eyes in Space program of the UI Department of Physics and Astronomy for Virtual Public Astronomy & Observing Nights.

Upcoming virtual lecture/observation nights include:


Fascinated by Space?

Listen to this great interview of Professor Cornelia Lang and Ms. Caroline Roberts on the Iowa Public Radio website, conducted by host Charity Nebbe on June 1, 2020.


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