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Throughout the year, Embry-Riddle is host to a number of incredible special events open not just to university students, faculty and staff--but to the entire surrounding Prescott and Quad-City community as well. Please check back often to see what new and exciting events are coming to campus.

March

The Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium Presents: Living and Working in a War Zone

Maeva Bambuck is a veteran foreign affairs reporter who has covered two wars and multiple conflicts. From covering the cholera epidemic in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and the violent power transition that followed, to embedding with Afghan troops in the notorious Tagab district of Kapisa province. She has focused her coverage on geopolitically engineered conflicts and human rights, including women's rights in the developing world. All are welcome to attend this thought provoking presentation sponsored by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s College of Security and Intelligence.

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Fri. Mar. 22 - Various Showtimes - Free - Approx. 75 mins. The Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium 

SciTech Fest 2019

The 2019 Prescott Regional SciTech Fest is being held on Saturday 23 March from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Activity Center – the event will take place in and around the ERAU Activity Center and Eagle Gym. Community-based and ERAU groups will be exhibiting, demonstrating science and technology related information and applications. All ages are welcome – many exhibitors will have activities for children!

 www.facebook.com/PrescottSciTechFest

Sat. Mar. 23 - 10am - 4pm ERAU Activity Center and Eagle Gym
Softball vs. Saint Katherine - Double Header Sat. Mar. 23 - 11am Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

The Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium Presents - Beyond Our Solar System: Exploring Alien Worlds

Over the past few decades, we have just started to discover planets orbiting stars other than our Sun. This show explores the journey we have taken to uncover these distant worlds and and brings to light some of the exciting discoveries we have made about these incredible objects existing far beyond our own solar system. The experience will be narrated live by Planetarium Director Eric Edelman.

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Sat. Mar. 23 - Various Showtimes - Free - Approx. 40 mins.  The Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium 

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Science Speaker Series Presents: 

Searching for Sterile Nutrinos with the Coherent CAPTAIN-Mills Detector at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center

Feat. Dr. Richard Van de Water of Los Alamos National Laboratory

Coherent CAPTAIN-Mills (CCM) is a new experiment to search for muon neutrino disappearance at the LSND energy scale. In this talk, Dr. Van de Water will describe the current state of sterile nutrinos, describe the CCM detector and the Lujan Center, and show first results from the successful Fall 2018 commissioning run.

Thurs. Mar. 28 - Noon Davis Learning Center (DLC) Auditorium
Softball vs. La Sierra - Double Header Thurs. Mar. 28 - 2pm Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Softball vs. La Sierra - Double Header Fri. Mar. 29 - 10am                                                                                                                        Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University                                                                                         

The Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium Presents: Space Next

The journey to reach the stars began with our earliest dreams of flying, and led to landing on the moon and sending a probe to Pluto. But that's only the beginning.

Space Next offers a glimpse into tomorrow, and the possibilities of what is to come by way of private space developments and national space programs. The result is an immersive display of interplanetary excellence sure to inspire a generation of explorers, scientists, and dreamers. Come discover what's next.

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Sat. Mar. 30 - Free - Various Showtimes - Approx. 40 mins The Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium 

April

Softball vs. Univ. of Antelope Valley - Double Header Fri. April 5 - 11am Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Science Speaker Series: The Lambda Cold Dark Matter Model - Successes and Problems

Presented by Albin Nilsson of the Polish National Center for Nuclear Research

Fri. April 5 - 12pm Davis Learning Center (DLC) Auditorium

The Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium Presents: Edge of Darkness

Join us for a 10 minute tour of the objects of interest for stargazers in our evening sky followed by the main show: Edge of Darkness.

Edge of Darkness features amazing scenes of places never before seen gathered by key space missions that culminated with groundbreaking discoveries in 2015. It features a spectacular flight though the great cliffs on comet 67P, a close look at the fascinating bright "lights" on Ceres, and the first ever close ups of dwarf binary planet Pluto/Charon and its moons. Narrated by Hayley Atwell, Agent Carter, from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the ABC television series.

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Fri. April 6 - Sat. April 6 - Various Showtimes - Approx. 40 mins The Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium
Softball vs. Univ. of Antelope Valley - Double Header Sat. April 6 - 11am Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Softball vs. Marymount California - Double Header Fri. April 19 - TBA Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

The Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium Presents: Beyond Our Solar System - Exploring Alien Worlds

Over the past few decades, we have just started to discover planets orbiting stars other than our Sun. This show explores the journey we have taken to uncover these distant worlds and and brings to light some of the exciting discoveries we have made about these incredible objects existing far beyond our own solar system. The experience will be narrated live by Planetarium Director Eric Edelman.

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Fri. April 19 - Sat. April 20 - Various Showtimes - Approx. 40 mins The Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium
Softball vs. Marymount California - Double Header Sat. April 20 - TBA Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

The Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium Presents: Phantom of the Universe - The Hunt for Dark Matter

Join us for a 10 minute tour of the objects of interest for stargazers in our evening sky followed by a half hour investigation into the subject of dark matter!

From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent cosmos, Phantom of the Universe is a new fulldome planetarium show designed to immerse audiences in the search for dark matter. Narrated by Tilda Swinton

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Fri. April 26 - Various Showtimes - Approx. 40 mins The Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium

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