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River Deposits on Mars

River Deposits on Mars

     

Smithsonian's Stars Lecture Series
Presenter: Sharon Wilson Purdy
Saturday, January 25
5:15 pm
Albert Einstein Planetarium
Museum in Washington, DC

4:00 p.m. Discovery Station (in front of Welcome Center)
5:15 p.m. Lecture in the Albert Einstein Planetarium
6:30 p.m. Telescope observing at Phoebe Waterman Haas Public Observatory, weather permitting

Alluvial fans provide evidence for water-related activity. Recent studies on Mars suggest they are younger than previously thought, providing new insight into the late-stage climate and habitability of the planet.

Smithsonian's Stars lectures are suitable for ages 13 and up.

The Smithsonian’s Stars Lecture Series is made possible by a grant from NASA.

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