Dr. Henning Haack Colloquium

We are excited to host Dr. Henning Haack from the Maine Mineral & Gem Museum for a colloquium!

Henning Haack received his PhD in Geophysics from the University of Copenhagen, and did postdoc work at the Planetary Geosciences division at the University of Hawaii and at the Institute of Physics in Odense.  He has served as an Associate Research Professor at the Danish Center for Remote Sensing and curator for the Geological Museum at the University of Copenhagen.  He has searched for meteorites in numerous locations including Antarctica, Cape York, and the blue ice fields in Greenland. He has received a number of honors including the University of Copenhagen’s Gold Medal, The United States Congress Antarctic Service Medal, and has an asteroid named in his honor (Asteroid 7005 –Henninghaack).  He currently is an Associate Researcher at the Maine Mineral and Gem Museum in Bethel and teaches at ScienceTalents in Denmark.

Dr. Haack will be discussing “Meteorites – touching our solar system from Earth!”  The colloquium will be in Bennett Hall Room 137 at 3:15 with refreshments at 3 p.m.

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