Dr. Kent Montgomery

Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Thu October 30, 2014

'Big Ear' telescope received strongest ever 'alien' signal

Dr. Kent Montgomery
Credit Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce associate professor of astronomy and the director of the University Planetarium, Dr. Kent Montgomery, discusses the 1977 event when the "Big Ear" radio telescope in Ohio picked up the strongest ever signal from an unknown source in space, lasting more than 70 seconds.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Tue October 7, 2014

Total lunar eclipse early Wednesday morning, viewable at A&M-C Observatory

Dr. Kent Montgomery
Credit Texas A&M University-Commerce

Dr. Kent Montgomery, associate professor of astronomy and director of the Texas A&M University-Commerce Planetarium, says a total lunar eclipse occurs between 4 and 5 a.m. Wednesday morning, and those who'd like to get a good view of it are welcome at the A&M-Commerce observatory on County Road 4208, just east of Highway 50, south of Commerce.  Also, current Friday night shows at the Planetarium are "Exploding Universe" and "Perfect Little Planet."

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Thu August 14, 2014

Exciting times in astronomy

Dr. Kent Montgomery
Credit Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce associate professor of astronomy and the director of the University Planetarium, Dr.

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Texas A&M University-Commerce
2:11 pm
Mon January 30, 2012

Violent Universe showing at A&M-Commerce planetarium

COMMERCE - Beginning Friday, February 3, the Texas A&M University-Commerce Planetarium will begin showing  “Violent Universe,” which will be offered at 8 p.m. every Friday night through April 13.

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