UALR to host EARTHtalk! lecture Oct. 19

Steve Jaret

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a public lecture detailing how meteor impacts and their craters can be used to determine the age of planets and other objects in the solar system. 

Steven Jaret, a geosciences doctoral candidate at Stony Brook University, will deliver his free lecture, “How to Date the Planets,” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, in the auditorium of the UALR Engineering and Information Technology building. His speech is a part of the UALR EARTHtalk! lecture series.

Jaret earned a bachelor’s degree in geology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and a master’s degree in earth and planetary science from Harvard University. His research focuses on planetary materials and geochemistry.

For more information, contact Michael DeAngelis at 501.569.3542 or or visit the EARTHtalk! website.

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