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MEMPHIS ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY HAS SUSPENDED ALL PUBLIC GATHERINGS.

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Friday, September 11th, 2020 at
8pm Central Time on
YouTube Live!

The Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence

By Karl Leib
Associate Professor of Political Science, Department of History and Political Science, Christian Brothers University

Karl Leib will discuss the Search for extraterrestrial Intelligence beginning with a brief overview of the history of SETI and related searches. He will outline the Drake Equation, what it suggests and thoughts on the possible social and cultural responses to extraterrestrial contact.



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About the M.A.S.

The Memphis Astronomical Society is a non-profit, public service organization promoting interest and education in astronomy and related sciences. Founded in 1953

The Memphis Astronomical Society, or M.A.S., is a public service organization which promotes understanding of the science of astronomy through free public lectures and demonstrations. Members are seldom professional astronomers. We work in many different occupations, some in the sciences, but most in other fields. We are amateurs in the basic sense of the word: we study astronomy because we love it. We seek to learn more about it through reading, conversation with other astronomers, professional as well as amateur, and especially through direct observation of celestial objects.

The Memphis Astronomical Society is 501(c)(3) charitable educational society, and as such, donations may be tax deductible (please consult your tax advisor). If you care to make a donation, you may use the link below to so. We will be sure you recieve a reciept for your records.

PayPal.Me/memphisastro


Contact us:

Phone Numbers and email

Jeremy Veldman, President

(662) 418-7511

jrveldman@gmail.com

Keith Latiolais, VP Programs

(901) 457-7180

keith.latiolais@gmail.com

Mark Matthews, VP Observing

(901) 755-5564

mmatthews@bec-memphis.com

Ric Honey

Treasurer and Web Servant

(901) 828-3112

ric@memphisastro.org

Bill Busler, Ambassador

(901) 382-2246

bill.busler@memphisastro.org

Memphis Astronomical Society

P.O. Box 871

Cordova, TN 38088-0871


 

 

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