Fall 2011 Department News

Mars and Beyond: LPL research featured at Science Downtown

On October 22, 2011, the exhibit titled "Mars and Beyond: The search for life on other planets" debuted as the first offering of Science Downtown, a nonprofit organization that has taken up residence in the Rialto Block exhibition hall in downtown Tucson. The exhibit features the science of several LPL research projects, including HiRISE and OSIRIS-REx. Science Downtown is dedicated to offering rotating science-based programs to Tucson and all of Arizona. The "Mars and Beyond" exhibit will run for several months in the historic Rialto Block venue.