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  • APS at the Movies: Europa Report

    9/17/13

    Members of the APS faculty (Moore, Sayanagi and McNabb) attended a screening of the independent film Europa Report at the Naro Theater in Norfolk.  The film depicts a mission to send six people to Jupiter’s moon Europa in search of alien life.  APS Professor William B. Moore gave a brief presentation on the science of Europa exploration before the film and then answered questions afterward to a group of interested moviegoers.

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