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Carrie Nugent – Author of “Asteroid Hunters”

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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What are asteroids, and where do they come from? And more importantly what would happen if one hit Earth? Dr. Nugent is an asteroid hunter working to help map our cosmic neighborhood. She is part of NASA’s NEOWISE mission team using space based infrared telescope to discover, track, and characterize asteroids.

With detection being the key to preventing an asteroid impact learn more about the scientists who are working to prevent the unthinkable from happening.

Cost: General: $12 Members; $22 Non-Members; Students: $7 (with valid ID)

Details

Date:
March 21
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2017-03-21/carrie-nugent-asteroid-hunters

Organizer

Georgette Gehue
Phone:
408-280-5530
Email:
ggehue@commonwealthclub.org

Venue

Schultz Cultural Hall, Oshman Family JCC
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 95303 United States
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Phone:
408-280-5530