A new edition of the LPI Earth and Space Science Newsletter is now available online. Find out about educator workshops and courses, grants and awards, special events, and ways to get involved.
Tuesday is the last day to tell us what you really think about the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference held last month. The online survey closes tomorrow!
The Geological Society of London has an online interactive resource on plate tectonics and other key geoscience topics. It is a quick and colorful way to explain a fundamental of geologic science.
Join us for the next SkyFest event on Saturday, May 10. There will be night sky viewing at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in partnership with the JSC Astronomical Society. View Jupiter and Mars through telescopes and learn about the solar system through hands-on activities. This free public event will be held from 8:00 to 10:00 pm.
“This Dynamic Planet: World Map of Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Impact Craters, and Plate Tectonics” (Geologic Investigations Map I-2800) shows many of the features that have shaped–and continue to change–our dynamic planet. The pdf of the front and back sides of this map are available online, and the paper version can be ordered from the U. S. Geological Survey (USGS) Store.
The April 2014 issue of the Mars Exploration Science Monthly Newsletter is now available online.
In late 2016, the Cassini spacecraft will begin a completely new type of mission at Saturn. During its final months, its orbit will carry it high above the planet’s north pole and then send it plunging between the planet and the innermost edge of its dazzling rings. What should we call this exciting phase of Cassini’s mission? Help name this final phase by choosing a name from a list of suggestions or submit your own.
The Space Studies Board Annual Report 2013 published by the National Academies Press (2014) is now available. A free pdf can be downloaded at the National Academies Press website.