FREE EXPLORING SPACE LECTURE SERIES—ATTEND IN WASHINGTON DC OR VIEW ONLINE

(Washington DC, National Air and Space Museum)

The 2010 Exploring Space Lectures will feature world-class scholars discussing the incredibly diverse worlds that make up our solar system. The lectures will be held at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., and are free to attend. Tickets are required. If you are unable to attend the lectures, they will be webcast live for free viewing online. Lecture videos will be archived.

Upcoming lectures:

April 7, 2010, 8:00 p.m. – Give and Take: The Story of Martian Winds
Ronald Greenley of Arizona State University will use remarkable images from multiple Mars missions to discuss the power of the wind. Come early for a Meet the Lecturer question and answer. http://www.nasm.si.edu/events/eventDetail.cfm?eventID=1767.

April 29, 2010, 8:00 p.m. – Impact Cratering and the Solar System Cataclysm
Robert G. Strom of the University of Arizona will discuss how impacts have shaped the solar system we see today. Come early for a planetarium show and to meet the lecturer. http://www.nasm.si.edu/events/eventDetail.cfm?eventID=1768.

June 3, 2010, 8:00 p.m. – Phoenix’s Arctic Adventure
Peter Smith of the University of Arizona will discuss what Phoenix taught us about water, climate cycles and habitability on Mars. Come early for a Meet the Lecturer question and answer. http://www.nasm.si.edu/events/eventDetail.cfm?eventID=1769.

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