Monthly Archives: November 2015

America’s Human Path Back to Space – Dec. 8 Meeting

by Ira Polans, Program Chair The December meeting will be held on the 8th at 7:30 PM in Peyton Hall. The talk will be by Dr. Ken Kremer of Universe Toady and AAAP. The talk is entitled “America’s Human Path … Continue reading

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Neutrinos and the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics

by S. Prasad Ganti Last year I wrote about neutrinos, the mystery particles, based on the book I read entitled “The Neutrino Hunters” by Ray Jayawardhana. This year, the Nobel Prize in Physics went to Takaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald who … Continue reading

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From the Director

by Rex Parker, PhD, Director  director@princetonastronomy.org   Astro Auction – success!  Members browsing the equipment on display at the Washington Crossing Park pavilion on Oct 18 could hardly believe the great prices and values offered! From 3”, 4”, and 6” … Continue reading

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Boeing ‘Starliner’ Astronaut Taxi Spaceship Takes Shap

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – ‘Starliner’ is the new name of America’s next spaceship. The new commercial craft from Boeing will restore America’s capability to launch American astronauts from American soil to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2017. The … Continue reading

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Minutes of the October 13th, 2015 AAAP Meeting

by James Poinsett, Secretary Rex called the meeting to order and listed a few items for discussion after the lecture. Ira introduced the speaker, Scott Nammacher and his talk “Observatory Design, One Person’s Approach”. After a short break Rex re-convened … Continue reading

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