The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at California State University, Fresno, will host NASA scientist Kevin R. Grazier Tuesday, March 27, as part of the Environmental Sciences Seminar Series.
The event, which will take a scientist’s look at the Cassini/Huygens Mission, will begin at 5:15 p.m. in the Smittcamp Alumni House and is open to the public.
Grazier holds the duel titles of investigation scientist and science planning engineer for the Cassini/Huygens Mission to Saturn and Titan at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena.
Active in teaching the public about science and space, Grazier teaches classes in basic astronomy, planetary science, cosmology and the search for extraterrestrial life at UCLA and Santa Monica College, serves as the interim director of the John Drescher Planetarium at Santa Monica College and volunteers as a planetarium lecturer at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles.
Grazier is also the science advisor for the PBS animated educational TV series “The Zula Patrol” and for the SciFi Channel series “Eureka and Battlestar Galactica.”
Parking restrictions will be relaxed in Lot V (Woodrow and Shaw Avenues) from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
For information, call 559.278.3086.