What happens when space stuff hits the Earth?

Join Steven Jaret, visiting scientist in the Museum’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, for an exciting family-friendly course on crashing objects. From space dust to meteor showers and extinction-level meteorites, explore how the 30 tons of material that lands on Earth every day impact our planet and those who inhabit it.

How to Watch

Join the Facebook watch party on Thursday, January 14, at 2 pm ET, or view on this page at the designated time. 

Part of The Scientist Is In

A meteor streaks across the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower. Courtesy of B. Ingalls/NASA