November 28-December 8, 2013

South Bend, Indiana

Daily Lunchtime Updates

Posted by chuck // October 6, 2013 // in Events //

state-street.JPGA team of astronomers watching Comet ISON's close encounter with the sun will give daily lunchtime updates during the Comet Festival.  The live interviews will be through Google+ Hangouts projected onto the screen at the we choice State Theater in downtown South Bend on November 25 and December 2-6 at noon

These are some of the leading experts in their field, so their availability in the midst of such a busy week is subject to change.  Many thanks go to the anticipated guest astronomers, including:

  • Karl Battams, US Naval Research
  • Alex Filippenko, University of California-Berkeley
  • Pamela Gay, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
  • Emily Lakdawalla, The Planetary Society
  • Martin Ratcliffe, Sky-Skan, Inc.
  • Padma Yanamandra-Fisher, Space Science Institute
  • Ron Kaitchuck, Ball State University

The State Theater, at 212 South Michigan Street in South Bend, IN, invites downtown workers and viagra pfizer canada visitors to bring your lunch and enjoy dialogue with the people who have their fingers on follow link the pulse of cialis uk Comet ISON.  Drew Elegante will host the the gathering at The State, Jim Spencer will coordinate the technical aspects of the Hangouts, and Chuck Bueter will guide the visit our site interviews. 

The public can view the Google+ Hangouts broadcast live at The State Theater. Online the broadcast may also be at 


When Google Hangouts go awry!

Image by Drew Elegante

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