AST 248: The Search for Life in the Universe
Updated 6 May 2019
- Welcome to the Spring 2019 semester.
- If you leave a phone or other personal property in Javits 102, it will be
turned in to AV Services in Javits 104. Check there first (632-9400).
After about an hour phones/wallets/purses will be delivered to campus
lost and found at the University Police Department.
- On tests and quizzes, please identify yourself using your 9 digit Stony
Brook ID. Do not use your 5 digit PIN number.
- PIN numbers will not be given out by e-mail or over the phone, or at class.
Please bring your ID to office hours (either prof Walter or one of the TAs).
- Quizzes not picked up in class can be retrieved at the TA office during
- The Final Exam will be held in 2 locations:
Please go to the correct room.
Time is 5:30 - 8:00 PM on Tuesday May 14.
Standard rules apply: you may bring one cheat sheet, no larger than
8 1/2 x 11 inches.
- Javits 102. Last names starting A-L
- Engineering 143. Last names starting M-Z
- Astronomy Club
Interested in Astronomy? Join the SBU Astronomy Club. Details at
Club web site.
- The Department offers public open nights,
with a popular lecture on an astronomical topic, generally on the first
Fridays of the month (when classes are in session).
The last Open Night of the semester was given by
Prof. Mike Zingale on Friday May 3 at 7:30 PM in ESS 001.
The topic is Gamma Ray Bursts.
This will be followed by public viewing through the 14'' telescope.
More details are available at
Night web page.
- On occasion the Geosciences Open Nights may be relevant to our interests.
Science Announcements and Articles in the Popular Press