The universe is a dangerous place. Join us from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 8, for the final Earth & Space Open House of the Spring semester as we explore exploding stars, black holes, impact events, and many other cosmic catastrophes.
The evening’s keynote speaker is ASU astrophysicist and associate professor, Patrick Young, who will be presenting “The Dying of the Light: Magnificent Deaths of Massive Stars” in 3-D.
In addition, the Open House will feature telescope viewing, a comet and solar systems impacts demo, a 3-D planetarium show, meteorite exhibits, and interactive demonstrations and exhibits in astrobiology, earthquakes, meteorites, geology, cosmology, and more.
7:15 p.m. First 3-D planetarium show (Marston Exploration Theater)
8:45 p.m. Keynote lecture by Patrick Young “The Dying of the Light: Magnificent Deaths of Massive Stars” (Marston Exploration Theater)
8-10 p.m. Telescope Viewing (weather permitting)
The evening’s events are all free and open to the public. All activities are located in the Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building IV (ISTB 4) on ASU’s Tempe campus.
All seating in the Marston Exploration Theater is on a first-come, first-seated basis, and the theater will be cleared after each event.
For more information, visit openhouse.sese.asu.edu or visit the school’s Facebook event page, https://www.facebook.com/events/235184456829607/
The monthly open house is sponsored by the School of Earth and Space Exploration, Altair Rocketry, GeoClub, AstroDevils: ASU Astronomy Club, Icarus Rocketry, Students for the Exploration and Development of Space, the Center for Meteorite Studies, NASA Space Grant, Society of Physics Students, Students for the Exploration and Development of Space, and many others.
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