Ken Croswell will be the guest speaker at the May 1st SJAA general meeting at Houge Park at 8 p.m.. Ken Croswell is an astronomer and author living in Berkeley. He has written six books on the subject of astronomy (see below).
He will be speaking about his latest work, Magnificent Mars. Using the very best full-color images, from the Hubble Space Telescope, Viking, Pathfinder, Mars Global Surveyor, Mars Odyssey, and other spacecraft, Ken tells a tail of the red planet's geology, topography, and surface. See stunning images of ancient rivers and floods, triggering speculation that a warm, wet Mars may have given rise to life that survives to this day.
Ken will have copies of all his books available for sale and autograph at the end of the meeting.
The Alchemy of the Heavens : $27.
For more info about Ken Croswell visit his URL: http://KenCroswell.com.
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