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Dr. Carl Wenning Explores a Reversal of the Earth’s Poles

Date:
Saturday, July 13th
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Event Description

The Earth’s magnetic poles periodically reverse, with north becoming south and south becoming north. This has happened roughly every 200,000 to 300,000 years throughout much of our planet’s history.  However, it has been more than twice that long since the poles last reversed.

Illinois State University’s Dr. Carl Wenning explores this fascinating topic, along with what an overdue pole reversal means for civilization and life on Earth.  Join us for free in the ISU Planetarium, at 5:30 PM on July 13, as Dr. Wenning delves into this amazing topic!

The ISU Planetarium is in the Felmley Hall of Science Annex, at the corner of College Avenue and School Street on the edge of Uptown Normal.  The Planetarium entrance and white dome faces School Street.  Free parking is available in the ISU F-67 Red-tag Faculty lot, north of the Planetarium on School Street.  For more information, please call the ISU Physics Department at (309) 438-8756.

For more information or if you need an accommodation to fully participate in this program/event, please contact the ISU Physics Department at (309) 438-8756 or visit our web site by Googling Illinois State University Planetarium. Please allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

 

 

If you will need special accommodations, please contact the event organizer.

Organizer

Illinois State University Planetarium
Phone:
(309) 438-5007
Email:
trw@phy.ilstu.edu
Website:
http://www.phy.ilstu.edu/planetarium/planetarium.shtml

Venue

Planetarium
101 S. School Street
Normal, IL
Phone:
(309) 438-5007
Website:
http://phy.ilstu.edu/~trw/planet.html