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2013-04-03 16:20:58

GREENBELT, Md., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to experience "Stars and Planets Everywhere! Finding Other Worlds Beyond Our Solar System," a free event on April 10 at the Visitor Center at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. The lecture will be presented by Jennifer Wiseman, senior astrophysicist at NASA Goddard. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "It's amazing: The discovery of planets outside our solar system has...

2013-03-04 12:20:57

GREENBELT, Md., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free event on March 13 at the Visitor's Center at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., to experience "Archeology from Space" presented by Dr. Compton Tucker, senior Earth scientist at NASA's Biospheric Sciences Branch Laboratory for Terrestrial Physics. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) In his presentation, Tucker will explain how he used NASA technology in...

2013-01-30 20:20:05

In the news release, Public Invited to Free Lecture at NASA Goddard: Our Eruptive Sun, issued 30-Jan-2013 by NASA over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the hyperlinks in the sixth and ninth paragraphs for online registration have been updated. The complete release with corrected links is below: Public Invited to Free Lecture at NASA Goddard: Our Eruptive Sun GREENBELT, Md., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free event on Feb....

2013-01-30 16:21:02

GREENBELT, Md., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free event on Feb. 13 to experience "Our Eruptive Sun: The Causes and Consequences of Space Weather," by Dr. Phillip Chamberlin, Research Astrophysicist in the Solar Physics Laboratory at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, in Greenbelt, Md. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The sun was once thought to be a very stable source of energy to the Earth. In fact, scientists even...

2013-01-02 16:20:27

GREENBELT, Md., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free event in January to experience "Finding the Slippery Slope: Detecting Landslides from Space," by Dalia Kirschbaum, research physical scientist in hydrological science at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, in Greenbelt, Md. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The talk is part of the Gerald Soffen Lecture Series and will be held at the Goddard Visitor Center on Wed., Jan. 9,...

2012-11-07 16:21:01

GREENBELT, Md., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free event on Nov. 14 to experience "Space Exploration and Humanity's Quest to Understand Everything," by Dr. David T. Leisawitz, Chief of the Science Proposal Support Office at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The talk is part of the Gerald Soffen Lecture Series and will be held at the Visitor Center at NASA Goddard...

2012-10-18 10:05:53

Forty community college students from across the United States have been selected to travel to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., to participate in the 2012 National Community College Aerospace Scholars (CCAS) project. The three-day event Oct. 23-25 will feature a rover-building experience. The students, representing 18 states, will form fictional companies pursuing Mars exploration. Each team will develop, design, and build a prototype rover, then use their...

2012-05-02 06:20:38

GREENBELT, Md., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free talk called " Investigating Worlds Around Other Stars: Progress Towards the Discovery of Another Earth," by Dr. Avi M. Mandell, a NASA research scientist in the Planetary Systems Laboratory at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The talk is part of the Gerald Soffen Lecture Series and will be held at the Visitor's...

2012-04-03 10:21:05

GREENBELT, Md., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free talk to called "Astrobiology and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life," by Dr. Daniel P. Glavin, a NASA Astrobiologist. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The talk is part of the Gerald Soffen Lecture Series and will be held at the Visitor's Center at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 7 p.m. EDT (doors open at 6:45 p.m.). The free talk...

2012-03-02 15:48:00

GREENBELT, Md., March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free talk called "Penguins, Polar Bears, and Laser Beams from Space: NASA Science at the Poles," by NASA scientist Dr. Tom Neumann. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The talk is part of the Gerald Soffen Lecture Series and will be held at the Visitor's Center at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center on Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 7 p.m. EST (doors open at 6:45 p.m.). The talk is about...