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save the date, march 1, 2014
Professor Judd Bowman and the Low-frequency Cosmology Group (LoCo Lab) invite you to search and discover Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) and Radio Astronomy!
Learn about the Electromagnetic Spectrum, RFI and the need for "Radio Quiet" zones to study the Radio Sky in remote areas like Green Bank WV, Western Australia and South Africa.
Get an immediate experience of ASU's insect collection with more and 700,000 specimens and learn about research related to their diversity and natural history in Arizona and beyond. Staff and students will be available to interact and learn with visitors of all ages
The School of International Letters and Cultures shares the ancient and sacred art of henna tattooing. Henna tattoo artists will be on hand to give live demonstrations on volunteers from the public.
Visitors will be introduced to interactive image and video technologies and concepts in visual perception. Attendees can explore how engineers/scientists can exploit visual perception in designing technologies, gadgets and products.
Zone 3 | GWC 439
Join Assistant Professor Alice Daer and English students for a fun test of your Internet culture IQ. How does a video go "viral?" What's the most popular Tweet of all time and why? What's the difference between a meme and an image macro? And why is the Internet so obsessed with cats, anyway? Learn why this stuff isn't so meaningless and why nerds are taking over the world in this interactive session that promises to make you LOL.
Stop by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) Visitors Center in the Interdisciplinary A (INTDSA) building and watch the staff target images of the Moon in the Science Operation Center. You will also be able to view the Moon through telescopes (weather permitting), talk to LROC staff and students who can answer your questions about the Moon and provide informal tours. You can also see the latest high-resolution LROC images on display in the hallway and lobby.
Open house at the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS)! Experience first-hand what it was like to live in Medieval times. Try shooting the catapult, see medieval costumes and weaponry, try on actual chain mail, helmets, and the heavy weight of a sword! See members of the AZ Renaissance Festival in costume and a demonstration of Scottish Highland Dance!
On our habitable Earth, we find Life in some very extreme places! What kind of Life can be found BEYOND Earth?
ASU and the School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) are engaged in many missions to search for Life on other worlds. This includes the planet Mars, where the Curiosity rover is searching for the elements of Life on Mount Sharp RIGHT NOW!
Come and visit Dr. Ariel Anbar, the Astrobiology Team and bring your imagination! Learn about extremophiles and design and create your own alien! It will be OUT OF THIS WORLD!
Zone 4 | ISTB 4 2nd floor
Comic books and graphic novels have become popular and valued parts of library collections all over the world. But how are they created? Join us to find out and make your own comic strip or graphic novel page. Comic artists and writers of all ages are welcome.