The public is invited to a free discuss referred to as “Swimming in Martian Lakes: Curiosity at Gale Crater,” with Dr. Scott Guzewich within the Pickford Theater, third ground, Madison Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., on April 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EDT.
Guzewich is a speaker within the 2018 NASA Goddard Lectures Series on the Library of Congress. Guzewich is a analysis astrophysicist within the Planetary Systems Laboratory at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
As primitive life was turning into established on Earth, Gale Crater on Mars was a shallow lake stuffed with probably contemporary water and brimming with all the chemical elements essential to help life. For the previous 5 years, NASA has been exploring the remnants of this lake with the Curiosity rover.
For the primary time within the historical past of house exploration, NASA is straight finding out an setting that was as soon as liveable for all times as we all know it. Guzewich shares the story of Gale Crater and the way it can inform us how Mars has modified and whether or not life could also be widespread within the universe.
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For extra details about the Mars Science Laboratory, go to: https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/msl/index.html
For Scott Guzewich’s biography: https://science.gsfc.nasa.gov/sed/bio/scott.d.guzewich