Dr. Kim Arvidsson from Schreiner University

February 03, 2017: Dr. Kim Arvidsson from Schreiner University

Novice Meeting: 7:00PM
Novice Meeting Topic: 
Light Pollution: How to Light Your Home for Astronomy
Novice Meeting Speaker: 
Debbie Moran
General Meeting: 8:00PM
General Meeting Topic: 
The Birth of Stars
General Meeting Speaker: 
Dr. Kim Arvidsson, Schreiner University
About the General Meeting Presentation

Kim Arvidsson at Loftis Observatory

How are stars born? Why do they come in different colors? Why are they even born in the first place? In this talk, Dr. Arvidsson will be giving an overview of the conditions and the processes that go into making a star. He will be discussing stellar nurseries, their complex and diverse nature, and how that results in different kinds of stars being born.

Kim Arvidsson is an Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Schreiner University, where he is also the director for the Loftis Observatory. He was previously a postdoctoral researcher at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, IL. He received his Ph.D. in Astrophysics from Iowa State University, and his undergraduate degree in Physics from Lund University in Sweden.

Parking and Directions (View Map)

Meetings are held in the Science & Research building at the University of Houston Main Campus. The novice meeting is in room 116, the general meeting is in room 117.

NOTE NEW PARKING INFORMATION: Parking is available in lot 15C. Refer to the Google Map below for directions. This parking is available from 6:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. on the Friday night of the HAS meeting.

This parking is free. If you get a notice from the UH campus police on the night of the meeting, call the UH Security office and let them know that this area has been made available on HAS meeting night by the Parking Department.

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