February 7: Guest speaker Paul H. Halpern

The February 7 meeting will feature guest speaker Paul H. Halpern who will present a talk entitled “Black Holes, Wormholes and the Quantum Labyrinth: How Wheeler and Feynman Revolutionized Astronomy and Physics.”   Our monthly meetings at the Upper Dublin Lutheran Church (411 Susquehanna Road, Ambler, 19002) are open to…

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December 6: Annual show-and-tell meeting.

We will show and describe our latest and greatest astronomy-related gadgets, present and describe objects of interest, give descriptions of interesting trips or experiences and show astro-photograhs. Some of our members are accomplished photographers, showing their photos and providing background on the objects as well as details about equipment and exposure conditions. Everyone is…

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November 1 BMAA Meeting: Astro facts and fiction.

One of our long-time members who is a knowledgeable and experienced observer and telescope maker will give a special presentation titled “Astro facts and fiction.” He will cover various aspects of optics, observing and mechanics. As with all of these interesting presentations, you are sure to leave our meeting better-informed than…

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On Supernovae, and Not Touching Telescopes!

Our featured presentation will be given by Dr. Chris D’Andrea, from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania. Chris will give a brief overview of supernovae and cosmology, related too his research as an astrophysicist at the University of Pennsylvania.  He’ll talk about what they are and the ways in…

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