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Discoveries at Pluto Topic for UT Science Forum Friday, April 1

pluto-new-horizons-chad-melton-utsfChad Melton, Senior in the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, will present “Discoveries at Pluto: A First Look into the Outer Solar System” at the UT Science Forum Friday, April 1.

NASA’s New Horizons space probe has observed some of the most intriguing bodies in our Solar System, most recently Pluto. Upon the Pluto encounter, New Horizons revealed a world that is greatly more complex and beautiful than previously imagined! This talk will discuss New Horizons and its exciting discoveries.

The UT Science Forum takes place in the Thompson-Boling Arena, Rooms C-D from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring their lunch or purchase it from the Arena Cafe. Each 45-minute presentation is followed by a Q&A session.

The UT Science Forum is free and open to the public.