EAPS Explores - Our Solar System

Speaker: 
Richard Binzel
Date: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Virtual via Zoom


 

Bring your curiosity and tour our solar system, from the Sun to Pluto, scaled to actual sizes and distances along the Infinite Corridor, and learn about MIT’s contributions to advancing planetary exploration. Experience what it’s like to be a planetary explorer as you arrive and examine each world in fine detail with the help of guest experts from MIT’s Dept. of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS).

 

Featuring:

Richard P. Binzel, EAPS professor of planetary sciences and Margaret MacVicar Faculty Fellow

With Guest Experts:

Clara Maurel, EAPS Graduate Student

Clara Sousa-Silva, EAPS 51 Pegasi b Postdoctoral Fellow

Jason Soderblom,  EAPS Research Scientist

Julien de Wit, EAPS Assistant Professor of Planetary Science

Visit the MITAA event registration page to learn more!