When: Wednesday, April 8th, 7:15 to 9:15pm, Where: the Virginia Air and Space Center IMAX Theater Speaker #1: Dr. Hakan Svedhem, European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) Noordwijk, The Netherlands Topic #1: “Eight and a half years at venus – The Successes of Venus Express” === Speaker #2: Dr. James Green, Director of Planetary […]

Asteroid impacts! Cometary debris! Extinction level events! These are the topics covered in this scientifically-based but fun look at giant impacts from cosmic objects. Phil Plait talks about how these events have shaped our history, how they may do so again, and why Hollywood always seems to get them wrong. And lest you think it’s […]