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September 20, 2019
12:00pm to 12:15pm
Contact Info
Andrea Richardson

Marietta College's Dr. Andrew Beck, Assistant Professor of Geology, will present "The Dawn Mission to Asteroid 4Vesta: Geologic History of a Planetary Embryo," at noon, Friday, September 20th, in Bartlett 160. Beck's presentation is part of the annual Physics Colloquium Series. After graduate school, Dr. Beck worked for the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History as a team member of NASA’s Dawn at Vesta Science Team, conducted meteorite research, and was a member of the 2012-13 Antarctic Search for Meteorites Team. Dr. Beck joined the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in 2014, where he continued meteorite research, began research projects in nuclear spectroscopy and was a team member on several NASA mission proposals.

The Physics Department provides pizza and drinks. If possible, please contact Andrea Richardson at (740) 376-4750 or so the department can get an accurate pizza count.