Cranbrook Institute of Science invites you to celebrate Asteroid Day, a global movement established to heighten awareness of the potential threat to humanity posed by asteroid impacts. On Friday June 30 at 7:30pm Cranbrook Institute of Science Curator of Meteorites John Zawiskie explores the origin and use of meteoric iron and asteroid impact glass by the ancient Egyptians in Tutankhamun and Rocks from Space. On July 1 the Institute of Science will offer free lectures and activities including the chance to inspect and handle genuine meteorites from around the world, and the opportunity to explore a special Tutankhamun and Rocks from Space exhibition.   


7:30pm lecture Tutankhamun and Rocks from Space by Cranbrook Institute of Science Curator of Meteorites John Zawiskie – explores the origin and use of meteoric iron and asteroid impact glass by the ancient Egyptians and the present day asteroid threat to humanity.