The 2014 book is Packing for Mars!

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February 10, 2014 (All day) - April 15, 2014 (All day)

Packing for Mars by Mary Roach has been selected as the next Centre County Reads selection!

About Packing for Mars

The best-selling author of Stiff and Bonk explores the irresistibly strange universe of space travel and life without gravity. Space is a world devoid of the things we need to live and thrive: air, gravity, hot showers, fresh produce, privacy, beer.

A Voyage with Mary Roach

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April 15, 2014 - 7:00pm

Don't miss the opportunity to hear award-winning science writer Mary Roach's entertaining tales of investigating life in space and space on Earth.

@ PSU HUB-Robeson Auditorium

Book signing to follow * Free and open to the public, no registration necessary

Visitor Parking: HUB Parking Deck (next to the HUB on Shortlidge Road)

“Writing Science for the Masses” Roundtable

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April 8, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Sponsored by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS)

Join a discussion about the challenge of translating the esoteric language of science into an accessible form, as well as why cross-pollination between science and literature is crucial to the success of both fields.

Featured panelists:

Mars Viewing at Night

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April 11, 2014 - 8:30pm

Cancelled, due to weather

 Explore the night sky by telescope to see planets, stars, and deep space objects.

@ PSU's Davey Lab

For weather updates check 814.863.1234 extension 7,

www.facebook.com/PennStateAstronomy or twitter.com/PSUObservatory 

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