Science Under the Dome

Science Under the Dome is the planetarium's free public lecture series, offered monthly throughout the school year.

Join us Thursday November 29th, 2018 at 7pm for

Micrometeorites: The extraterrestrials in your backyard


Presented by Dr. Lia Corrales

Department of Astronomy, University of Michigan

Every day about 100 tons of cosmic dust rain down upon the surface of the Earth. This talk will explore the phenomenon of micrometeorites and the journey that heavy elements take from space to your flower bed.

The event is free, but seating is limited in the planetarium. Please RSVP here to reserve your seat.

Please share our fall flyer with others!

09/13/2018 Professor Julie Lesnik, Wayne State University (Anthropology) Human Evolution and Insects
10/25/2018 Professor Scott Burdick, Wayne State University (Geology) What seismic waves tell us about the deep Earth (and how much we should trust them)
11/29/2018 Lia Corrales, Collegiate Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan (Physics) Micrometeorites: the extraterrestrials in your backyard
12/12/2018 Todd Slisher, Director, Sloan Planetarium Composition of the Michigan Meteorite

The Wayne State Planetarium is dedicated to the promotion of science. We are proud to feature a series of free public lectures covering modern topics in science.