South Pole Adventures

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Branch Location: 
Burbank Central Library

A NOVEL DESTINATIONS PROGRAM -- SUMMER READING CLUB FOR GROWN-UPS

Matt gogglesSearching for Meteorites on Union Glacier, Antarctica with Matt Ventimiglia

Illustrated with breath-taking photography, this multi-media presentation includes a general introduction to meteorites and the history of Antarctic exploration, concluding with Ventimiglia's visit to Amundsen-Scott Base at the geographic South Pole.

Matt Ventimiglia has been a museum guide at Griffith Observatory since 2006. He has a BA in Physics (1978, University of Colorado, Boulder), MA in Cinema (1984, University of Southern California, Los Angeles), and MS in Geology (2010, California State University, Northridge). He is currently working towards an MA in History and Philosophy of Science. Matt is an avid eclipse chaser, amateur astronomer, Theremin player, and all-around ‘astronut’ 

 

South Pole

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