Boise State University Department of Physics
First Friday Astronomy Events
Exploring Europa: A Dynamic Ocean World
February 1, 2019
7:30 pm in the Education Building, Room 112
Dr. Samuel Howell
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Europa, a moon of Jupiter, is a geologically active and potentially habitable world, with a global ocean twenty times deeper than Earth’s protected from the vacuum of space by a thick ice shell. Join Boise State Physics on Friday, Feb 1 at 7:30p in the Education Building, room 112, to hear Dr. Samuel Howell of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab describe NASA’s Clipper mission to visit Europa, as well as potential avenues for future landed exploration and ocean access. After the lecture, we’ll visit Boise State’s on-campus observatory. The event is free and open to the public.
You can find relevant information about the Clipper mission on the NASA site, and watch a video about the Clipper mission on YouTube.
Spring 2019 Boise State Physics Department Public Astronomy EventsTalks are from 7:30 to 8:30pm in ED112.
|2019 Feb 1||Samuel Howell||NASA's Jet Propulsion Labs||https://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/SHowell||Europa Clipper Mission|
|2019 Mar 1||Ali Bramson||University of Arizona Lunar & Planetary Lab||http://www.lpl.arizona.edu/~bramson/||Mars' Ice|
|2019 Apr 5||Margaret Landis||Planetary Science Institute||https://www.psi.edu/about/staffpage/mlandis||Dawn at Ceres|