October 3, 2008 @ 12:00 am - October 4, 2008 @ 12:00 am EDT
AstroAssembly is held annually at Seagrave Observatory in North Scituate, RI (home of Skyscrapers, Inc.). This 2 day event will feature informal talks anf observaing on Friday night (10/3) and a full day of activities on Saturday (10/4) including speakers, exhibits of telescopes and informal networking. In the evening, there will be a catered meal (registration required) and a featured speaker, Dr. Alan Marscher, Astronomy Department, Boston University, who is an expert on Black Holes, as well as a musician. He was recently featured on CNN. The title of his talk is: "Jets from Black Holes in Active Galactic Nuclei".