Please click here for more information on the Trappist-1 system that NASA announced finding on February 22, 2017. It is significant because they believe that all 7 planets could have liquid water on them and 3 of them are in what they consider the habitable zone.
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Earth & Mineral Science Museum in the Deike Building will be open on Monday & Tuesday from 9:30 – 5 Matson
Museum of Anthropology in the Carpenter Building will be open on Monday & Tuesday from 11-4 All-Sports
Museum at Beaver Stadium is open on Sunday from 12-4 and Tuesday 10-4
Palmer Art Museum is open on Sunday from 12-4 and Tuesday 10-4:30
Monday, May 18, personnel from the Penn State Astronomy Department will set up telescopes in the East Halls area. Approximate times are from 9-11 pm. Come and see the real stars! Because the viewing is weather dependent, a decision will be made late Monday afternoon as to whether it will be a go or not. Check at the Information Desk after 6:00.