NOVAC is now a recipient in Amazon’s charitable effort, Amazon Smile. This program is simple - if you choose to participate in this Amazon program, Amazon will donate 0.5% of prices of their eligible purchases to NOVAC. Your Amazon prices stay the same. The shopping is the same. All that is different is telling [...]
Fellow NOVAC Members, NOVAC will hold its monthly general membership meeting today January 8th, at 7:00 PM as per usual in Room #163 in Research Hall on the campus of George Mason University. Our pre-meeting dinner at Brion's Grille, just across the street from the campus in the University Mall Shopping Center, will also take [...]
The following members in bold were elected tonight to server NOVAC. We thank them so much for their commitment to our amazing club! Elected Officials 2017 The elected officials of NOVAC are the Officers, each of whom serves a one-year term. Nominations for candidates are made at the November general meeting, and elections are held [...]
This coming Sunday, December 11th, we will hold our last general membership meeting for 2016. We will start at a special time: 6:30 PM. First we'll start with some light refreshments such as we have at Astronomy Day and Star Gaze to thank all our volunteers who helped make 2016 an exceptionally successful year. Then we'll conduct [...]
It’s getting to be that time a year again! So I thought putting this info front and center would be good.
Please join us Sunday evening for our general meeting and talk. If you are interesting in joining some of the group for dinner, check out the link below as well. Sunday, November 13, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Speaker: Rebecca Ljungren Topic: Decoding Starlight – Spectroscopy: History, How it Works & Applications for Researchers [...]
Please join us Sunday evening for our general meeting and talk. If you are interesting in joining some of the group for dinner, check out the link below as well. Sunday, October 9, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Speaker: Tom Jones Topic: When Rocks Attack Location: Research Hall, Room 163 Details for dinner, directions [...]
The videos from the presentations have been posted as well attendees have been sending images and photos of the events in over the past several weeks now. Check out the front page of www.ahsp.org for some amazing work all the way around from a great time this year. We hope to see you all up [...]
Sunday, September 11, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Speaker: Marshall Eubanks, Asteroid Initiatives LLC Topic: The Upcoming Exploration of Europa Location: Research Hall, Room 163 Observations from spacecraft flybys and the Galileo and Cassini orbiters have shown that many of the large ice covered moons in the outer Solar System likely have interior oceans [...]
Please join us for the monthly general meeting and talk. Sunday, August 14, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Speaker: Pete Gentile Topic: The Study of Pulsars to Detect Gravitational Waves Location: Research Hall, Room 163 Details for dinner, directions and meeting location.