ASU’s Earth & Space Open House is set to take place from 7 to 10 p.m., March 28, at the Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building IV (ISTB 4) on ASU’s Tempe campus.
Visitors to the free event can attend a public lecture, gaze at the sky through telescopes, watch science demonstrations and explore the interactive displays in ISTB 4, which is located at the corner of McAllister and Terrace.
The theme for this open house is EarthScope: An Earth Science Program. It will feature a public lecture by School of Earth and Space Exploration professor Ramon Arrowsmith on EarthScope and Arizona by Professor Steve Semken as well as journey into the earth in 3-D by Professor Ed Garnero, all moderated by Wendy Bohon. The lecture, titled “EarthScope: An Earth Science Program,” will be held at 7 p.m. in the Marston Exploration Theater.
Lectures are 45 minutes long, followed by a 15-minute Q-and-A session. Seating is on a first-come basis.
There will be one 3-D planetarium show in the Marston Exploration Theater at 9 p.m. Telescopes will be set up from 8 to 10 p.m. next to Skyscape art installation.
To get to the open house, go to the main entrance of ISTB 4, located on the building’s north side.
The monthly open house is partially sponsored by the School of Earth and Space Exploration, GeoClub and AstroDevils: ASU Astronomy Club. The final open house date for the spring is April 25 featuring Mars and Curiosity rover.