Build a Mars Lander and conduct experiments alongside local astrophysicists at UM-Flint's AstroNite

FLINT, Michigan—Get a chance to use an infrared camera or build your own Mars Lander. Or you could compete in the paper airplane challenge or check out the telescopes. 

The community is invited to celebrate of science working alongside local astrophysicists during the University of Michigan-Flint’s annual AstroNite from 7-10 p.m. Oct. 25, 2019, in the Murchie Science Building. No RSVP is required. 

“We are strong believers that science is for everyone — not just those studying or teaching it at universities,” said Rajib Ganguly, Ph.D.,  associate chair of the physics department at UM-Flint. “It is fascinating that we are able to understand much of why the universe behaves as it does, and we want to share that wonder with people of all ages in the community.”  

The annual celebration of science is free, open to the public, and promises a variety of hands-on STEM activities and experiments. The Murchie Science Building is located on UM-Flint’s main downtown campus along Kearsley Street. 

For more information, visit the AstroNite Facebook Page
 

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