Astronomy Ireland discuss the Mars Probe and advertise an upcoming lecture

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Noel McGuinness speaks to DAVID MOORE about an upcoming lecture on the Mars Probe. They begin by speaking about a recent “near miss” with an asteroid. They then speak of the Young Scientist exhibition campaign and it’s success in Ireland, including talking about how it seems many teenagers seem to lose interest in Science after school.

David explains what the new years lecture with geologist Peter Grindrod will explore. They discuss the known outcomes, at the time, of the expedition. The lecture will be held at the Physics building in Trinity College.

Duration: 14'05" DATE: January 11, 2013
Interviewer:Noel McGuinness
Producer:Zandra Ball
Interviewee:David Moore
Themes:Irish Life & Culture
Keywords:Mars probe, astronomy ireland, david moore, young scientist exhibition, seven minutes on mars, astronomy ireland lectures
LocationOuter Space Time Period:2012
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20120111_NST_001
Rights:Creative Commons License
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