Monthly Archives: July 2012

Convention wrap-up

A big thank you to everyone who came to our annual convention yesterday (July 21) at Letha House! We had a good cook-out and potluck dinner, lots of nice prizes for the raffle, and plenty of opportunity for socializing for … Continue reading

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Annual OTAA Convention July 21

The CAA’s annual Ohio Turnpike Astronomical Association Convention will be held at Letha House Park near Spencer, Ohio, on Saturday, July 21, 2012. Click here for location information! We don’t have a rigid schedule but here is a rough agenda … Continue reading

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Big sunspot takes aim at Earth

Dominating the face of our Sun, this week, has been an enormous group of sunspots including those designated AR1520. The active Sun has been very interesting to watch, of late, as the dark spots rotated over the star’s limb and … Continue reading

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CERN experiments observe particle consistent with long-sought Higgs boson

Geneva, 4 July 2012: At a seminar held at CERN1 today as a curtain raiser to the year’s major particle physics conference, ICHEP2012 in Melbourne, the ATLAS and CMS experiments presented their latest preliminary results in the search for the … Continue reading

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