The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will host its monthly online Super Stellar Friday series. Mount Washington Observatory Director of Science and Education, Brian Fitzgerald, will give his presentationThe Science of Nor’easters, via Zoom webinar on Friday, December 4th at 7 pm. Fitzgerald will discuss how these powerful storms form and the different impacts they can have on the New England landscape, including at the top of Mount Washington. Following the presentation, Fitzgerald will answer audience questions in a Q & A session. Online registration is required to access the presentation; see themuseum’s website, starhop.com, to register and submit questions in advance. This event is free, but donations are welcome.
This virtual iteration of Super Stellar Friday is part of the Discovery Center’s suite of virtual offeringsduring the pandemic. As New Hampshire residents and business continue to practice social distancing, adding Distance Learning has allowed the museum to continue reaching audiences and serving as an educational resource for families in and beyond New Hampshire. The Discovery Center is open to the public Friday through Sunday plus some holidays.
The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center features 21st century interactive exhibits on aviation, astronomy, Earth and space sciences, an all-digital, full-dome planetarium and a wide variety of science, technology, and engineering and mathematics programs. The engaging, robust educational programs are geared towards families, teens, seniors, students, community groups and lifelong learners. For more information, visit www.starhop.com.