Lunar Science: Unraveling the Secrets of the Solar System

December 07, 2012: Lunar Science: Unraveling the Secrets of the Solar System

Novice Meeting: 7:00PM
Novice Meeting Topic: 
A Brief Tour of the Winter Constellations
Novice Meeting Speaker: 
Justin McCollum
General Meeting: 8:00PM
General Meeting Topic: 
Lunar Science: Unraveling the Secrets of the Solar System
General Meeting Speaker: 
Dr. Jennifer Rapp, Lunar and Planetary Institute
About the General Meeting Presentation

The Moon is Earth’s closest neighbor, and the only other planetary body so far that humans have walked on. It has also seen very little geological activity in the last 3 billion years, making it an excellent laboratory to study the very earliest processes in the solar system. We are able to use samples returned from the Moon by the Apollo program, lunar meteorites and orbital data to build an understanding of planetary formation processes and solar system dynamics, and even to learn more about the Earth.

Parking and Directions (View Map)

Meetings are held in the Science & Research building at the University of Houston Main Campus. The novice meeting is in room 116, the general meeting is in room 117.

NOTE NEW PARKING INFORMATION: Parking is available in lot 15C. Refer to the Google Map below for directions. This parking is available from 6:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. on the Friday night of the HAS meeting.

This parking is free. If you get a notice from the UH campus police on the night of the meeting, call the UH Security office and let them know that this area has been made available on HAS meeting night by the Parking Department.

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