PMLAA Christmas Party
December 6, 2014
$30 Per Person (Includes Tax and Tip)
Grilled Steak with a Bourbon Mushroom Sauce
Steamed Red Potatoes with Parsley and Butter
Coffee, Iced Tea and Water
No Host Wine, Beer and Soda
PLEASE BRING AN UNWRAPPED GIFT FOR CHILDREN (2-18 yrs) FOR THE COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS BASKETS.
SEATING LIMITED TO THE FIRST 120 MEMBERS
Return the bottom portion of this flyer with your check made payable to PMLAA and mail to PO Box 131, Groveland, Ca. 95321
Name(s)__________________________________x $30 Per Person_____
April 4th, 2015
Flying to living in the land way down under
To the pole and back again in search of meteorites
Landon Curt Noll
At Tony and Silvano's hangar, new date, April 4th, 2015
Tony will cook her signature "Pasta Carbonara" and PMLAA will grill the meat. Please bring appetizer, salad or dessert.
In 2011, 2013, and 2014, a group from TravelQuest International searched for meteorites just below the surface of the ice in "The Land Waaaaay Down Under".
Landon Curt Noll, who served as the expedition scientist, will discuss the challenges of working and living in Antarctica.
Landon will bring a collection of clothing/gear to the talk to help explain how one may comfortably survive in the unique Antarctic climate.
He will show photos from their last 3 expeditions, including a photographic tour of the South Pole station.
These expeditions pioneered a new approach to finding meteorites under the Antarctic ice.
Landon will explain their search method, present some of the challenges they faced and show photos of some of the meteorites they discovered.
Landon will have one of the specialized detectors used and demonstrate its use.
Landon Curt Noll focuses on High-Performance Computing for Cisco by day, and focuses on our inner solar system as an Astronomer by night.
Landon has made astronomical observations during total solar eclipses in the US, Turkey, Zambia, Australia, Antarctica, Libya, China, Eniwetok and French Polynesia.
He served as the expedition scientist for a team that searched for meteorites in the Antarctic ice at and near the South Pole.
As a mathematician, he developed or co-developed several high-speed computational methods and as held or co-held eight world records related to the discovery of large prime numbers.
Landon Curt Noll is the 'N' in the widely used FNV hash. He is credited in Wikipedia as the co-inventor (with John Horton Conway) of a system for naming numbers of any size.
Landon graduated from Linfield College with a BA in Math/Physics. He is a member of the American Mathematical Society and is an associate of the American Astronomical Society.
Craig L. Pedro, Tuolumne County Administrator, in his letter dated
November 13, 2009 reminds all the pilots about the noise sensitive areas
near Pine Mountain Lake and Columbia airport. Please familiarize yourself
with this areas
The Camera is a Kodak DC3400 in a weather-proof housing
mounted to a mast on the roof. The camera is pointing South-West with the end of
runway 9 in the center.
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