A New View of the Moon
July 11, 2019 at 7pm
The Moon is our closest celestial neighbor, and the only planetary body beyond Earth visited by humans. In this presentation, Dr. Hayne will take us on a guided tour of the Moon, highlighting discoveries made in the last ten years by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft. He will also discuss NASA’s plans for future lunar exploration by robots and astronauts.
Biography: Dr. Paul Hayne is an assistant professor in CU’s department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences, as well as the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics. His research focuses on the surfaces and atmospheres of terrestrial planets and moons, particularly the physics of ice and climate. Before joining CU in 2018, he was a postdoctoral scholar at Caltech, and a staff scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Regular ticket prices apply ($10). Groupons can be used.