Event

Upcoming CMS events

Postponed: Sun Devil Giving Day

 
March 19 is Sun Devil Giving Day – 24 hours to show the world what you can accomplish when you join forces to support Arizona State University!
 
This day of giving is a way for you to support the Center for Meteorite Studies (CMS). Every dollar counts, and your gift helps support our pursuit of new knowledge about the origin of our Solar System through the study of meteorites and other planetary materials in a variety of ways, including ­ research initiatives, conservation and growth of the Center's meteorite collection, and educational activities.
 
You can choose to support the Center by visiting the CMS giving page anytime on March 19!
 
Check out real-time fundraising totals and your chances to double your investment on the Sun Devil Giving Day website!
You can get ready for Sun Devil Giving Day today:
  • Follow the Center for Meteorite Studies and ASU Foundation on Facebook and Twitter for the latest Sun Devil Giving Day announcements and contest information.
  • Tell your friends about Sun Devil Giving Day so they can be a part of the celebration.
Sun Devil Giving DayIndividually, each of us is part of ASU’s rich tradition of giving.  Collectively, we are changing the world and expanding our universe.
 
Join us on March 19 as we show the world what the Sun Devil Nation can do when we give together!
 
All funds will be deposited with the ASU Foundation for A New American University, a non-profit organization that exists to support Arizona State University (ASU). Gifts in support of ASU are subject to foundation policies and fees. Your gift may be considered a charitable contribution. Please consult your tax advisor regarding the deductibility of charitable contributions.

Cancelled: Earth & Space Open House

Note that this event has been cancelled.
 

 
Friday, March 27, from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM on the ASU Tempe Campus
 
Open House:
  • Visit the Meteorite Gallery on the second floor of ISTB4, and touch real meteorites!
  • From 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, telescopes next to the James Turrell Skyscape art installation, a short distance from the building. will be pointed at celestial objects of interest.
  • Enjoy hands-on activities and take in a planetarium show in the Marston Theatre! 

DSC_0918For more information and a complete schedule of events for ASU Earth & Space Open House, voted best place to catch a meteor shower by the Phoenix New Times, click here!

Open House is in ISTB4, with telescopes located next to the James Turrell Skyscape art installation, a short distance from the building.

Open House is a rain or shine event!  While the weather may not always look promising for telescopes, there’s a fantastic array of interactive exhibits and displays inside ISTB4, as well as the 3D Astronomy Show!

The Center does not offer identification services for potential meteorites at Earth & Space Open House.
 
Event Schedule
6:30 p.m. — Doors open
6:45 p.m. — 3-D Planetarium show* 
7:30–9:30 p.m. — Telescopes open for public viewing
7:40 p.m. — Keynote speaker
8:50 p.m. — 3-D Planetarium show*
9:30 p.m. — Event ends
 
*The two 3-D planetarium shows and keynote lecture will be held in the Marston Exploration Theater. Please note that seating is first come, first served. Doors to the Marston Exploration Theater will open five minutes before the start of each show and the theater will be emptied following each presentation.

Win a tour of the ASU meteorite collection with Sun Devil Rewards!

Sun Devil Rewards is ASU’s gift to alumni, fans, students — the entire Sun Devil community. It’s a program that rewards you for your loyalty, enthusiam and Maroon and Gold attitude, and for staying connected. By doing your Sun Devil thing — sharing ASU news; checking in to ASU events; playing trivia games, completing surveys, participating in polls; and more — you’ll collect valuable Pitchforks toward great prizes.

More information is available here!

 

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