A little eating and plenty of education
Join us in the Cafe from 12:15 PM to 1 PM for a unique lunch experience.The lecture begins at 12:15. No outside food is allowed but you are welcome to buy lunch in the Café and bring it into the lecture, or just come hear the lecture.All Lunch and Learns are free for members and included in regular admission for non-members. From fossils to stars, Lunch and Learn features a wide variety of topics.
Comet Tail Tales
Excitement continues to rise among both professional and amateur astronomers about Comet ISON, which by November 28 might become one of the brightest comets ever seen.
Mars Curiosity Update
Since successfully landing on Mars August 6, 2012 Curiosity has been refining much of what we know about the Red Planet. The car-sized rover has already achieved its main science goal of revealing that ancient Mars could have supported life. Curiosity is currently en route to investigate the base of 3-mile-high Mount Sharp, whose exposed layers might hold intriguing information about Mars’ history. Join Tellus educator and NASA Solar System Ambassador Don German for this very timely lecture.
The Sweet Science of Chocolate
Easy for us to appreciate all of its delicious forms, savory or sweet, chocolate is a hot topic! Come and hear Director of Education Cantey Smith share history, chemistry and insight into the possible health benefits of this most coveted of confections revered for millenia by cultures throughout the world!