“Mars – The Wet Red Planet.”, Dr. Valerie Rapson, Dudley Observatory Outreach Astronomer
Lecture 6 pm, Star Party 7-9 pm (weather permitting)
Valerie recently obtained a Ph.D. in Astrophysical Sciences and Technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology, where she conducted research on how stars and planets form. She is a National Astronomy Ambassador, and has spent many years teaching people of all ages about the wonders of the Universe. Join Valerie as she discusses the recent news of liquid water on present-day Mars. Learn about the history of Martian exploration, the search for water and life, and the possibility of astronauts traveling to Mars in the future.
Admission to the Dudley Observatory Skywatch Lecture and Star Party is $10 per adult and $15 per family.