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Posts from ‘July, 2011’

Computing Services Maintenance and Banner Upgrade

Below is a list of the numerous Computing Services maintenance activities taking place Thursday night (7/28) as well as the Banner upgrade that will take place on Sunday (7/31): Beginning at 5:00 PM today, the campus Internet bandwidth will be increased from 105 Mbps to 155 Mbps. There are no outages anticipated with this increase. […]

“What Happened to Pluto?” to repeat in August

On Saturday night, July 23, Zacheis planetarium presented “What Happened to Pluto?” to a full house. The show will be repeated on Saturday, August 13, again followed by a viewing of the night sky. Those who caught the show the first time are invited to attend the viewing, which will start around 8:40.

Computing Services Maintenance for Thursday, July 21st, 2011

The following maintenance activities will take place beginning at 9 PM during our normally scheduled maintenance window: Faculty and Staff Email services will be unavailable from 9 PM until roughly 1 AM due to a configuration change. Employees will not be able to send or receive email during this time. The campus LDAP server cluster will […]

Zacheis planetarium email list

Zacheis planetarium is keeping an email list. People on the list will receive email notices of upcoming planetarium shows, as well as interesting astronomical phenomena, such as eclipses, conjunctions, and meteor showers, which can be viewed without any special equipment. There will also be occasional news items, such as the recent discovery of a 4th […]

Robert Astalos

I am a professor of physics at Adams State University, and director of the Zacheis Planetarium and the ASU Observatory. You can find some useful and interesting links to the right. Most of my posts go to the Zacheis Planetarium or ASU Observatory blogs.

“What Happened to Pluto?” planetarium show

On Saturday evening, July 23, ASC’s Zacheis Planetarium will offer a free public show. New planetarium director Dr. Robert Astalos will present a 45 minute show called “What Happened to Pluto?” We grew up with nine planets, and so it’s hard to believe that we could lose one! But then, there are thousands of known […]

Computing Services Maintenance for Thursday, July 14th, 2011

The following maintenance activities will take place after 9 PM during our regularly scheduled maintenance window: Home and Shared Directories will be unavailable for roughly 3 hours due to an upgrade and patching of our campus file server. Employee computers will receive an upgrade to Adobe Reader version 10.1. Employees are encouraged to leave their […]

Blogs update

blogs.adams.edu was recently updated to the newest version of WordPress. You will notice a lot of changes in the admin dashboard. A new theme is included in the update. Twenty Eleven is from the makers of WordPress and displays nicely on all screen sizes, including mobile devices. Try it out on your blog by going […]

Computing Services Maintenance for Thursday, July 7th, 2011

The following maintenance activity will take place beginning at 9 PM during our regularly scheduled maintenance window: All Banner Web and School Services will be unavailable for roughly two hours due to upgrades to the system LDAP services will be briefly unavailable due to a reboot. Anticipated outage is less than 5 minutes. If you […]

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