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"The Cosmic Creation of the Elements"

by Bill Spizzirri

William Spizzirri

At the very beginning of the universe, in the burst of energy called the big bang,  there were no atoms. Today, everything we see, all the stars in all the galaxies, all the planets, everything in our solar system, everything on earth, even every part of our own bodies are made of atoms - 114 chemical elements. Together, we will embark on a voyage of discovery, to uncover how all the elements were created and how they came to be in our bodies today.

Our Speaker: Bill Spizzirri is a retired computer software engineer who has been studying astronomy for over 65 years. His favorite thing to do is to teach astronomy to the public, especially children. He has been doing that more or less continuously for over 40 years. He now does it at Houston area schools and community centers. The pay is excellent, in the form of great questions from the students.


This meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. To attend, you must register for the meeting. You can do so using the link below. You will receive an email with the details of the meeting and a link that will allow you to join in. 

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Join us Friday, August 4th, 2023 at 7:00 pm CDST. See you then!