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New Concord Ohio meteorite witnessed fall May 1, 1860 2.24g.
7 hours ago
Carl Patzer replied to Marissa F's discussion First Talk
"Hi Marissa, Great news and a good plan you have.  If you want any other advice. Feel free to message me here or FB. My wife and I have done a meteorite planetarium presentation / hands on program for many years. Cheers :) "
8 hours ago
peter scherff replied to Marissa F's discussion First Talk
"Hi Marissa, The best way to learn something is to teach it. Don't be embarrassed not to know the answer to a question. Think of it as homework for you that is due at the next meeting. You need to be very knowledgeable to be able to explain…"
18 hours ago
Marissa F replied to Marissa F's discussion First Talk
"Thanks for the feedback everyone! Looking at this there is certainly a lot to talk about, funny how people think that they're just rocks and that there isn't much to learn or know about these things. But they couldn't be more wrong!…"
18 hours ago
Michael Mulgrew replied to Marissa F's discussion First Talk
"Hi, Marissa, you've got quite the initiate to pull all this together!  I think you have capture about every meteorite topic there is, but I counted 48 items in your list so if you simple read the title of each item and spoke for 1 minute…"
21 hours ago
Craig Moody replied to Marissa F's discussion First Talk
"Hey Marissa.  Nice jib girl!!!  It is easy to plan a lot of topics, but, depending on the audience, you may dwell on some topics for a long time.  I did just that on my first outreach.  I overplanned it, and ended up editing it…"
yesterday
Marissa F replied to Marissa F's discussion First Talk
"Thanks Peter! Haha yes it's definitely a lot of information but I plan to discuss only the basic and keep it simple, not going into too many details. I plan to practice talking it out after I write up what I plan to say and time myself so that…"
yesterday
Marissa F replied to Marissa F's discussion First Talk
"Thank you Ian! I will be certainly going into more detail about fireball chasing and the tech used to accomplish this like all sky cameras, dopplar radar, witnesses, other video of the fall, and how it can be used to back track the asteroid. As for…"
yesterday
peter scherff replied to Marissa F's discussion First Talk
"Hi Marissa, This is an exciting project. I love the outline you have. I think it is very comprehensive. I think that it would make a great syllabus for a semester long course: "301 An Introduction to Meteorites". I don't know how you…"
yesterday
Ian Macleod replied to Marissa F's discussion First Talk
"Love it Marissa! maybe with the following section you might want to expand on the relevance of witnessed falls. Historically people have been fascinated by witnessed falls, namely ones witnessed by humans falling (not by machine). From a…"
Sunday
Marissa F replied to Marissa F's discussion First Talk
"Oh and no I haven't thought of a title yet, still thinking!"
Sunday
Marissa F posted a discussion

First Talk

Hi guys, so I was asked by my astronomy club to be a guest speaker at one of our meetings next year which begins in September after our summer break for the observing season up here. I gladly said yes and I plan to create a nice presentation with many different topics covering many different areas in meteorites. Being that this is my first presentation I'll be humbly asking the meteorite community for photos and if my information is correct. I've already started on this project and created…See More
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