Meteorite Lecture at the OMSI Kendall Planetarium – August 8, 2009

The Sky is Falling: Meteorites, Fireballs and their Impact
August 8 —1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Free for Members / $5.75 for Nonmembers

Join us on August 8 as Dick Pugh, Field Scientist with Portland State University’s Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory speaks from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm in OMSI’s Kendall Planetarium. Learn about the different categories of meteorites and their history. In addition, a large collection of meteorites from the lab will be on display during the presentation. The public is encouraged to bring samples of stones they think may be meteorites for examination.

OMSI’s Kendall Planetarium is located in Portland, Oregon. For more information regarding the planetarium and the many educational programs offered through OMSI, please visit the OMSI website at

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