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Ask A Scientist: Did a Comet Crack the Earth?

February 25, 2008

Vicki Hansen, a McKnight Presidential Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, suggested that an asteroid might have set Earth's crust in motion, which makes life possible. Join this University of Minnesota Duluth professor to explore the history and future of such cosmic bullseyes.

The discussions, hosted by Minnesota Sea Grant, will take place on:

Tuesday, March 4, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Blue Water Café
20 W. Wisconsin St., Grand Marais
Wednesday, March 5, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Amazing Grace Bakery and Café
394 S. Lake Ave., Canal Park, Duluth

To learn more about the free "Ask a Scientist" discussions, visit www.seagrant.umn.edu/news/aas. "Ask a Scientist" is inspired by the internationally successful Café Scientifique and backed by Nova ScienceNOW.


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