Astronomy

See Saturn at observatory event

Posted by on September 13, 2018

The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors at 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, for viewing Saturn and its rings. The observatory is located at 1550 N. Bishop Ave., next to S&T’s Stonehenge replica.

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Set your sights on the moon

Posted by on April 16, 2018

The Missouri S&T Observatory will open its doors at 9:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, for viewing the moon through the university’s 16-inch-diameter telescope. Come see the pock-marked surface of the moon, which is the Earth’s only natural satellite.

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In the news: Aerospace & Defense Technology, Astronomy magazines

Posted by on October 3, 2017

  • Research findings by Dr. Charles Wojnar, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, are featured in the August 2017 issue of Aerospace & Defense Technology magazine. The article highlights Wojnar’s development of an experimental method for understanding solid propellant aging. His new method was picked up by the magazine after his paper, “Measuring Propellant Stress Relaxation Modulus Using a Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer,” was published in the Journal of Propulsion and Power. Read more.
  • Dr. Leslie Gertsch, associate professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, is quoted in a recent Astronomy article, “Could We Survive Without Our Planet?” The article, written by Abigail Beall, was published Sept. 18 on the magazine’s site, www.astronomy.com.
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