Mason Wong (
29 Jun 1994 23:00:03 GMT

Please distribute widely:


U.C. Berkeley's
NASA Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer satellite project


the Exploratorium


C O S M I C C O L L I S I O N S :

A Celebration of the Impending Impact
of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 on Jupiter

Thursday, July 14, 1994
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Palace of Fine Arts Theater
San Francisco


Join moderator Professor Timothy Ferris
Science Writer, UC Berkeley, author of "Galaxies"


*Dr. Marcia Neugebauer
Comet Specialist, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

*Dr. Jere Lipps
Director, University of California Museum of Paleontology

*Dr. Randy Gladstone
Planetary Scientist, Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer Guest Observer

*Kevin Anderson
Science Fiction Writer,
author of the current New York Times Best Seller
"STAR WARS; Dark Apprentice, Volume 2 of the Jedi Academy Trilogy"

*Poul Anderson
Science Fiction Writer,
author of "Harvest of Stars" and winner of seven Hugo and
three Nebula Awards.


The evening will highlight the upcoming comet impact,
other comet collisions in the past, including the comet
theory of dinosaur mass extinction, plus the role of
cosmic collisions in popular culture.

EXHIBITS AND BOOTHS - doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Confirmed participants to include:

* Center for Extreme Ultraviolet Astrophysics
* Exploratorium
* Another Change of Hobbit
* Bay Area Musician's Forum
* Hearts of Space Music
* Leonardo/International Society of Arts, Sciences, and Technology
* Mondo 2000 magazine
* The Nature Company
* Sky Publishing Corporation
* Wired magazine
* YLEM: Artists Using Science and Technology

TALKS begin promptly at 7:30 p.m.

Both Kevin Anderson and Poul Anderson will be
available for BOOK SIGNINGS.

General Admission ........... $10.00
Exploratorium Members ....... $ 8.00

Thursday, July 14, 1994, 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm,
Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco

For tickets and further information, please contact
CITY BOX OFFICE - (415) 392-4400