Discover Science Lecture Series
Jim Bell, September 20
Professor, Space Exploration
The Ultimate Interplanetary Travel Guide: A Futuristic Journey through the Cosmos
“Do you dream of traveling to other worlds? Well then, why not? Come with noted astronomer, planetary scientist, and interplanetary travel guide Professor Jim Bell on a tour of what the solar system has to offer as of 2018. Hiking, sightseeing, photography, musical performances, fine dining, extreme sports, even Citizen Science research opportunities abound across our solar system, from Mercury through the gas giants and moons of the outer planets, and even beyond. How should you dress? What should you bring? What kinds of adventures can you expect? Let’s find out!
Jim Bell is a Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University, and President of The Planetary Society, the world’s largest public space advocacy organization. Jim’s research group primarily focuses on the geology, geochemistry, and mineralogy of planets, moons, asteroids, and comets using data obtained from telescopes as well as spacecraft missions to these worlds. Jim has a main belt asteroid named after him (8146 Jimbell) and has received the Carl Sagan Medal from the American Astronomical Society, for excellence in public communication in planetary sciences.” (from https://www.unr.edu/dsls )
Space explorer Jim Bell will take you on a planetary vacation:
Discover Science Lecture Series brings solar system tour guide and astronomer to talk with community
Nevada Today, 9/5/2018, by Mike Wolterbeek
Attending the Discover Science Lecture Series
Free and open to the public
Lectures start at 7 pm
Davidson Math and Science Center, Room 110
Free parking is available in the lot located at the southeast corner of 9th Street and Record Street.