Attend RAPC's Jim Holstein's talk about meteorites

Tue, 08/07/2012 - 17:36 -- pheck

Come see James Holstein of the Robert A. Pritzker Center for Meteoritics and Polar Studies speak about meteorites at the Levy Community Center, 300 Dodge Avenue, Evanston, IL on August 9th 7:00- 8:30 pm . The event is hosted by the Illinois Science Council and is free and open to all ages. Reserve your free tickets today. Parking is also free in the Levy lot.

Dr. Laura Trouille, astronomer from Northwestern University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astronomy (CIERA) and the Department of Physics and Astronomy, will provide a lively talk on the Perseid meteor shower and, more generally, night-sky objects of interest.

Mr. James Holstein, Collections Manager of the Robert A. Pritzker Center for Meteoritics and Polar Studies from the Field Museum's Department of Geology will discuss meteorites that come through the atmosphere and fall to earth and will bring samples people can view.