Dr. Jessica Barnes, University of Arizona
Lunar samples are a touchstone to understanding how our nearest neighbor formed and evolved. Advancements in laboratory instrumentation and techniques are providing new and more precise data on lunar materials that are challenging the Apollo-era paradigm of a ‘bone-dry Moon’. In preparation for future lunar missions anticipated in the 2020s and beyond NASA’s Apollo Next Generation Sample Analysis (ANGSA) program aims to use cutting-edge analytical techniques to investigate special, never-before-studied Apollo samples. I will discuss the discovery of lunar water and its implications, and how the ANGSA program can help address unanswered questions about the Moon.
If you have any questions before or during the lecture please email them to STEM-SPS-IOP-Lecture@open.ac.uk and they will be read out to the speaker after the lecture if time allows.
For more information please email: email@example.com This is an IOP event for the London South East Branch, hosted by The Open University
The livestream will be available around 5 minutes before the lecture begins.
This event is part of Moon Night 2020, which is being offered online this year over three nights from December 7-9th 2020. Follow the links below for the other events.
Monday 7th December 2020: Moon Night Families event
Thursday, November 30, 2023 - 14:00 to 15:00
Wednesday, December 13, 2023 - 14:00 to 15:00