RASC Regular Meeting
TELUS World of Science – Zeidler Dome
FREE and open to the public.
7:00 PM Meet and Greet
7:30 PM Guest Speaker
Dr. Mathieu Dumberry
The whole of the Moon: a journey to the center of our closest neighbor
We know many things about our closest neighbor, the Moon. Yet, its deepest part, close to the center, remains not well known. In this presentation, I will give a brief overview of what we know about the Moon and its interior and how this information is obtained. I will also show examples of the work that we do in my research group, where we use observations on the rotation of the Moon as a way to gather information about its deep interior.
Bio: Mathieu Dumberry is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Alberta. His field of research is geophysics, focused on the physics of planetary interiors.