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Science Spotlight

Science Spotlight

Meet up-and-coming scientists and learn about questions at the forefront of research today in this series of short talks on Saturday, Apr. 13. First, learn how scientists discover and describe new species with arachnologist Juli Cosgrove. Then, travel back to an ancient Earth bombarded by colossal asteroids 3.5 billion years ago. Geologist Val Aguilar studies the oldest extraterrestrial impact events recorded in the rock record. Explore the geologic evidence of giant asteroid impacts, their effects on the planet's surface, and learn about the story of Earth's survival. Regular admission rates apply. This event is presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History and Harvard Museums of Science & Culture.


26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

Harvard Square

Date & Time

  • Sat Apr 13, 2024

    • 6:00pm - 7:30pm


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