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Earth Sci Fair at Gerstein Library

September 21, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Earth Sci Fair: Geology Rocks & the Earth Talks

Drop by our Department of Earth Sciences booths and learn more about fascinating rock and mineral specimens:

  • Check out our the oldest known rock on earth (from the NWT) and find out how to date rocks
  • See a 2.7 billion year old water sample that may help discover life on Mars!
  • What are you wearing? Find out about a brooch that can measure what you can’t see in your everyday environment
  • Catch our Research Spotlight – Determining the age of lunar craters: Meet and chat with Sara Mazrouei, PhD candidate & 2016 3-Minute Thesis finalist about her fascinating lunar crater research and pick up some tips on how to prepare your own successful 3-Minute Thesis (12-1pm)

 

Date: Wednesday, September 21

Time: 11:30-2:30pm

Location: Lobby, Gerstein Science Information Centre

Registration: No registration necessary – just drop by!


Sara Mazrouei is a a PhD candidate in the Earth Sciences Department. Her research focuses on regolith formation on the Moon, through impact cratering and thermal fatigue. She received her BSc. and MSc. in Space Science from York University, and worked as a Young Graduate Trainee at the European Space Agency for a year before starting her PhD here at Uoft.

 

 

 

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Date:
September 21, 2016
Time:
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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