The Scientist Is In: Meteorites

Part of The Scientist Is In

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Meteor is visible as a small streak of light in the night sky. A meteor streaks across the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower.
Courtesy of B. Ingalls/NASA
What happens when space stuff hits the Earth?

Join Steven Jaret, Kathryn W. Davis Postdoctoral Fellow in the Museum’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, for an exciting family-friendly course on crashing objects. From space dust to meteor showers and extinction-level meteorites, explore how the 30 tons of material that lands on Earth every day impact our planet and those who inhabit it.

Join the Facebook watch party on Thursday, January14, at 2 pm ET, or view on this page at the designated time. 


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