Turn your eyes to the skies

The Department of Chemistry and Physics welcomes students, faculty, staff and alumni to “Look Up at Night, Augusta” (LUNA) on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in Science Hall, room W1002.

Guest speaker Dr. Nathan Yanasak, assistant professor in the Department of Radiology, will present a lecture titled “What We Know about Pluto.”

As a postdoctoral researcher at the California Institute of Technology, Yanasak worked extensively with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, specializing in cosmic-ray propagation and composition.

Following Yanasak’s lecture, the Department of Chemistry and Physics will host night sky observations using GRU’s telescopes if weather permits.

The purpose of LUNA is to connect the community with the night sky and to inform the general public about the science behind astronomical objects.

The event is free and open to the public, and the content is accessible and easily understood for all audiences.

Contact Dr. Tom Crute at tcrute@gru.edu or 706-737-1541 for more information.

Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
Written by
Nick Garrett

Nick Garrett is a communications coordinator in the Division of Communications & Marketing at Augusta University. Contact him at 706-446-4802 or ngarret1@augusta.edu.

View all articles
Written by Nick Garrett

Jagwire is your source for news and stories from Augusta University. Daily updates highlight the many ways students, faculty, staff, researchers and clinicians "bring their A games" in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state of Georgia.

graphic that says download jag mobile with icon buttons below that say download on app store and download on google play with a picture of a phone
Students smiling for a photo in front of the James Brown statue downtown.