What does a meteorite feel like? Adults and kids can learn the answer to that question - and kids can dig for their own tiny meteorite - at the Oct. 21 free Astronomy Open House at Arizona State University from 8 to 10 p.m.
Melissa Morris, a post-doctoral researcher in the School of Earth and Space Exploration, will give a talk titled “Forming Planetary Systems: Combining Astrophysics and Meteoritics” at 8:30 and 9:15 p.m.
Visitors also will be invited to look through telescopes to see Jupiter and its moons, and the GEO Club will have a display of glow in the dark rocks.
The open house will be held from on the roof of the Bateman Physical Sciences Center H-Wing, Tempe campus. To get to the open house, go to the main entrance to the Bateman H-wing. Free parking is available after 7 p.m. in the Tyler Street Parking Garage. For a campus map and parking information, go to http://astopenhouse.com