Chris Palma at Art of Discovery

Chris Palma at Art of Discovery

A male faculty member shows samples of space rock to children and their parents at a festival

Chris Palma, teaching professor and associate dean for undergraduate students in Penn State’s Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, shares samples of space and planetary rocks with visitors at the Art of Discovery booth during the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, just one of many outreach activities in which members of the department are involved. 

IMAGE: Michelle Bixby