March 4th, 2015
WHAT: The MU Department of Physics and Astronomy will continue its monthly lecture series with a discussion on comets. Angela Speck, professor of astrophysics and director of astronomy in the College of Arts and Science, will present “Cosmic Rendezvous – Deciphering Comets.”
The presentation will focus on the composition of comets, their orbits and the Rosetta spacecraft, a robotic probe that became the first spacecraft to orbit a comet.
WHERE: Laws Observatory, Physics Building
WHEN: 7 p.m., Wednesday, Mar. 4
NOTE: This event is free and open to the public. The observatory will be open if weather permits.