New England Chapter No. 8 NAWCC

Astronomical Timekeeping Symposium
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Brown University Physics Dept., Ladd Observatory, Brown University, Providence, RI

Excellent Presentations, 3 Speakers,
Beautiful Campus Setting and Ladd Observatory Tours

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8:30 - 9:00 AM   Registration: Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:15 AM   Welcome & Introduction Joe Seremeth, President, and Cynthia Dias, Program Chairperson, Chapter 8
9:30 - 10:30 AM   Mark Frank, "John Harrison Meets Rube Goldberg – The Making of an Astronomical Time Machine"
10:30 – 11:00 AM   Coffee Break / Refreshments
11:00 – Noon   Dr. David Livingston, "Science and Industry Join Forces to Produce a Single-leg Gravity Escapement Sidereal Clock"
Noon - 1:00 PM   Buffet Luncheon
1:00 – 2:00 PM   Michael Umbricht, "From Star to Clock…Timekeeping at Ladd Observatory"
2:00 – 4:00 PM   Closing comments by Joe Seremeth followed by guided tours of the Ladd Observatory


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