Mars in Fact and Fiction – Chris Impey
Magnetic Hurricanes in Other Worlds – Federico Fraschetti
Please join the astronomer Chris Impey from Steward Observatory and planetary scientist Federico Fraschetti from the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory as they tell us about the impact of Mars in fiction and how that compares to reality, and how magnetic hurricanes happen and affect other worlds. Dr. Chris Impey is a professor and deputy head at the Astronomy department of the University of Arizona and his research focuses on observational cosmology. Dr. Federico Fraschetti is a staff scientist and Lecturer in theoretical astroparticle physics at the departments of planetary sciences and physics at the University of Arizona and his research focuses on space physics and high energy astrophysics.
The event is on October 16th, 7pm, at the Borderlands Brewing Company (119 E. Toole Ave, Tucson AZ).
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