Events & Calendars

Browse the tabs below for our upcoming and past events, as well as the calendars for our Collaboration Space and other dates related to astronomy and astrophysics (Astro-Cal). Our Collaboration Space is used to host research tools training activities and events in the Wolbach Library. If you have questions or comments, please contact us.

Material resulting from training and events in the library can be found via the Library's GitHub Organization.

2017 Nov 27

WorldWide Telescope in Astrophysical Research Workshop

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Wolbach Collaboration Space

Join us for a professional development workshop on how to use AAS WorldWide Telescope in astronomical research

The American Astronomical Society's WorldWide Telescope (WWT) is a seamless data visualization program with an engaging learning environment. The WWT project enables terabytes of astronomical images, data, and stories to be viewed and shared among researchers, exhibited in science museums, projected into full-dome immersive planetariums, and taught in classrooms...

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2017 Oct 25

Energy, Creativity, Calm, Balance:  A 4 Week Intro to Mindfulness

Repeats every week every Wednesday, 4 times .
12:45pm to 2:00pm

Join us for a systematic 4 week introduction to the practice of mindfulness and meditation. 
Mindfulness is a simple and directly accessible practice that can help with clarity, energy, creativity, and stress--a mini break and recharging. You will learn several skills and meditation practices. Each class will begin with 15 minutes of come-as-you-are desk relief stretches, and will introduce several skills for being more fully present, finding greater productivity, physical and mental ease, positivity and focus, countering the physical and mental tightness built up from desk and...

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2017 Oct 18

Energy, Creativity, Calm, Balance:  A 4 Week Intro to Mindfulness

12:45pm to 2:00pm

Join us for a systematic 4 week introduction to the practice of mindfulness and meditation. 
Mindfulness is a simple and directly accessible practice that can help with clarity, energy, creativity, and stress--a mini break and recharging. You will learn several skills and meditation practices. Each class will begin with 15 minutes of come-as-you-are desk relief stretches, and will introduce several skills for being more fully present, finding greater productivity, physical and mental ease, positivity and focus, countering the physical and mental tightness built up from desk and...

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2017 Oct 11

Energy, Creativity, Calm, Balance:  A 4 Week Intro to Mindfulness

12:45pm to 2:00pm

Join us for a systematic 4 week introduction to the practice of mindfulness and meditation. 
Mindfulness is a simple and directly accessible practice that can help with clarity, energy, creativity, and stress--a mini break and recharging. You will learn several skills and meditation practices. Each class will begin with 15 minutes of come-as-you-are desk relief stretches, and will introduce several skills for being more fully present, finding greater productivity, physical and mental ease, positivity and focus, countering the physical and mental tightness built up from desk and...

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Wolbach Library Collaborative SpaceLocation: 
Lower level of the library, with a flexible arrangement of 4 tables and 35 stackable chairs. 

Reservations:
Members of the CfA community can request access to the space for various purposes (e.g. presentations, workshops, council meetings, user group discussions, etc.). See calendar below for availability, and contact library@cfa.harvard.edu to reserve. 

Open: 9am - 5pm, Monday through Friday.

Equipment: 
65" LCD TV and presentation accessories, movable podium, and whiteboard.