Friday, February 03, 2017

[278] Wallin-led Star Party begins spring series at MTSU Feb. 3

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The MTSU Department of Physics and Astronomy resumes First Friday Star Parties for the spring semester this week.

John Wallin kicks things off with “Darkness Fell Over the Land — Eclipses in Religion and History” at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, in Wiser-Patten Science Hall Room 102.

Wallin is professor and director of the MTSU computational science doctoral program. To learn more about the program, visit

The star parties are free and open to the public. To find Wiser-Patten Science Hall and nearby parking, visit

Other star parties this semester include:

• March 3 — “Solar Science,” led by JanaRuth Ford.
• April 14 — “The 2017 Great American Eclipse at MTSU,” led by Chuck Higgins.
• May 5 — “Funky Fizix in Film,” led by Eric Klumpe.

For more information, call 615-898-2130 or visit and

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