2010 Annual Science Report

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Titan Reporting  |  SEP 2009 – AUG 2010

EPO Activity: Public Lectures by Dr. David Grinspoon

Project Progress

9/24/09, “Evolution of Planetary Exploration”; Mountain View Performing Arts Center, Mountain View CA

10/1/09, “DMNS Lecture: Origin and Path of Life in the Universe”; Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver, CO

10/23/09, “UFO Conspiracies/Scientific Views”; Curious Theater Group, Denver, CO

12/2/09, “Titan and Astrobiology”; Astrobiology Club, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO

12/30/09, Planetarium lecture about the Cassini Equinox Mission; Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver, CO

1/30/10, D. Grinspoon, “Is there art on other planets?”; Lecture at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO [200 attendees, with precursor article on Jan 29 in Colorado Springs Gazette]

3/7/10, “Astrobiology Update”; Jewish Community Day School, Boston, MA

8/25/10, “Winds on Titan”; Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, CO

8/31/10, “Impacts, Planetary Climates & Venus,” D. Grinspoon, Co-presenter with Bill Nye “The Science Guy” (Executive Director, Planetary Society) and Jan Smit, VU University of Amsterdam, Lecture Hall of Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison, WI

Monthly lecture on the last Wednesday of every month: “60 Minutes in Space”; Gates Planetarium, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver, CO