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Friday, September 19 • 8:00-9:30 pm
Party With the Stars Find out what objects are currently in the night sky and where to find them. Following the indoor presentation, we will set up telescopes outside, weather permitting.
Space Place family workshops are offered every Saturday at 10 a.m. for
children ages 6-10 and their parents. The workshops are free and open to the public. No registration is required for
any of the workshops but attendance is LIMITED to the first 50 people.
August 30 • "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall" We've all looked in a mirror but have you ever taken the time to play with them? Discover how to make multiple images and kaleidoscopic designs.
September 6 • "Tick Tock" You may have seen a pendulum on a clock but there are many other pendulums that we use everyday. Make your own pendulum and test variables to see which ones affect the pundulum's swing.
Space Place guest presentations are always free and open to the
public, and are offered the 2nd Tuesday of every month.
Tuesday, September 9 • 7:00-8:00 pm
"The Deaths of Stars: How to Make a Diamond the Size of the Earth"
by David Kaplan, UW-Milwaukee Physics Dept.
The evolution of stars can have dramatic outcomes, including planetary nebulas, supernovas, black holes, and white dwarf stars. A recently discovered white dwarf turns out to have some intriguing properties, as one of its discoverers will explain in this presentation.
Friday, September 19 • 7:00-8:00 pm
Build and learn to use your own telescope! We will construct the telescope, help you learn to use the lenses that are included, and give you some tips for observing. The fee for the workshop is $25 which includes the Galileoscope telescope kit. Please email email@example.com to register for the workshop.
Unleashed & Uncorked at Lussier Family Heritage Center
Friday, September 12• 7:00-10:00 pm
UW Space Place is happy to partner with the Dane County Humane Society for an evening of wine tasting, featured artwork, live music, and, of course, star gazing. Enjoy the beautiful night sky next to a bonfire to keep you warm. All proceeds benefit DCHS.