From the Explorer 1 mission to the latest modern satellite observations, space physics research has had profound societal relevance. The next Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics public lecture will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 7:30 p.m. (doors at 7 p.m.). LASP Director Dr. Dan Baker will present "Space Physics Exploration: Basic Research with a High Public Purpose," discussing the evolving understanding of space physics and how it profoundly affects daily life on Earth. The event will be held in the LASP LSTB Auditorium 299 at 1234 Innovation Drive. Parking and admission are free. For more information, please visit the event website.