Author Michael Carroll will be reading from his work and answering questions in M3750 at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28. Sponsored by The Astronomy Club and Writers Studio Student Club.
Free and open to the public.
For more information or accommodations, contact Andrea Mason at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Michael Carroll
Writer, lecturer and artist Michael Carroll has nearly thirty books in print. He is a science journalist and children’s author, having written for such magazines as Popular Science, Astronomy, Asimov’s, Analog, Sky & Telescope, and Artists magazines. His books include SPACE ART (Random House/Watcon Guptil), Alien Volcanoes (Johns Hopkins University Press 2008, with Rosaly Lopes), Living Among Giants: Exploring and Settling the Outer Solar System (Springer), Earths of Distant Suns, and others. His second novel, Europa’s Lost Expedition, was released in 2016, and a third is under contract. Carroll is recipient of the AAS Department of Planetary Science’s Jonathan Eberhart Award for best planetary science article of the year. During the 2016/17 polar season, Carroll and Rosaly Lopes of JPL embarked on an NSF-sponsored expedition to study the active Antarctic volcano Mount Erebus and its analogs to ice moons of the outer solar system.
Carroll is a Fellow and founding member of the International Association for the Astronomical Arts. His work has appeared in work for NASA, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and hundreds of magazines and books worldwide. One of his original paintings is on the surface of Mars—in digital form—aboard the Phoenix lander. He is the recipient of the Lucien Rudaux award for lifetime achievement in the astronomical arts. Carroll is an alumnus of ACC.