[meteorite-list] Off topic... interesting event at LPL!
From: Dolores Hill <dhill_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu, 04 Jul 2013 23:17:36 -0700
We cordially invite you to an upcoming event at the University of
Arizona's Lunar & Planetary Lab on July 20. It is a bit off-topic
regarding meteorites. However, you might enjoy hearing about
cutting-edge research in planetary science exploration and trying fun
hands-on activities, too.
SUMMER SCIENCE SATURDAY/*
*/Jupiter and Beyond the Infinite/*
(Tucson, AZ) ? The University of Arizona?s Lunar and Planetary
Laboratory is hosting a free, family-oriented, public event on Saturday,
July 20, 2013, from 10:00am ? 4:00pm in the Kuiper Space Sciences
building, 1629 E. University Blvd., on the University of Arizona campus.
There are activities for the entire family.
?Children?s activities: Physics Factory, comets, volcanoes, magnets, and
?An egg drop contest for high school students. We provide the materials
and students provide the ingenuity to create a safe vessel for an egg to
be dropped from various heights. This activity begins at 11:00 am.
?Three lectures by Lunar and Planetary Laboratory research scientists:
1:00 pm, /Jupiter and Beyond/, Alfred McEwen, Ph.D.,
2:00 pm, /Uranus: The Planet that Woke Up/,
Michael Sussman, Ph.D.,
3:00 pm, /Exoplanets: Exploration, Discovery, and Understanding,/
Rob Zellem, Planetary Sciences graduate student
-- Dolores H. Hill Sr. Research Specialist Lunar & Planetary Laboratory Kuiper Space Sciences Bldg. #92 The University of Arizona 1629 E. University Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85721 http://www.lpl.arizona.edu/ Office phone: 520-621-6106 (answering machine) Communication and Public Engagement Team Co-Lead Target Asteroids! and Target NEOs! citizen science OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return mission http://osiris-rex.lpl.arizona.edu/ http://osiris-rex.lpl.arizona.edu/?q=target_asteroids http://www.astroleague.org/files/u3/NEO_HomePage.pdfReceived on Fri 05 Jul 2013 02:17:36 AM PDT