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Great Balls of Fire Now Showing Through January 8, 2017

The threat of a catastrophic impact from an asteroid or comet is a staple of popular culture. If there was a dinosaur killer in Earth’s past, is there a human killer in our future? What are the chances and how do we assess the risks? For that matter, what are asteroids, comets, and meteorites, and where do they come from? Come find out and see the Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids, Meteors exhibit.

Museum Without Walls

The fall 2016 Museum Without Walls (MWOW) continues Wed., October 26, 2016 at 7:30pm with "Astrobiology - Life on Earth (and Elsewhere?)"

Save the Date for Career Day!

Careers in Renewable Clean Energy on Monday, November 7, 2016 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm for high school students ONLY.

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