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Learn What a New Volcano Reveals about Mars

We are pleased to announce the opening of the fifth year of our Science@Work lecture series on September 23 with an intriguing lecture about a newly developed volcanic island and what it may teach us about Mars.

At 6:30 PM, Tabor Academy will welcome Captain Jay Amster of SEA Semester’s sail training vessel, SSV Robert C. Seamans, and geoscientist Kim Reed Nutt, SEA's Science Program Coordinator, as our first Science@Work lecturers of the year. Sea Education Association is located in Woods Hole, MA, and runs a college-level sail training semester at sea for those interested in marine and geoscience, sailing, and adventure.

Captain Amster and Ms. Nutt will share news of their recent collaborative research project with NASA where they were instrumental in providing access to an important research site from their vessel, as well as securing research permits, and training capable student researchers for the project. The students and crew from SEA transported and worked closely with a team of scientists from NASA to study a newly-formed volcanic island in the South Pacific as a way to better understand our neighboring planet, Mars. Come learn about their findings as they searched for clues on the young island, Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai, about how water may have shaped Mars.
 
This fascinating lecture, featuring Jay Amster’s incredible photography of the volcano, will take place at Tabor Academy in the Stroud Academic Center’s Lyndon South Auditorium, 242 Front Street, Marion, MA, on September 23rd at 6:30 PM. The event is free and open to the public.

The Science@Work Lecture Series has provided Tabor and our local community with a chance to hear about the work and ambitions of over sixteen scientists from around the country. They include marine biologists, engineers, climate scientists, ROV operators, and many more. Students, faculty, and the public have been enriched by these lectures and we hope you will join us for the series this year.

Read this New York Times article about the SEA/NASA project.
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