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RCA Award winner discusses Mars discoveries on WPR, WCLO

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

MEDIA CONTACT: Hilary Dickinson at dickinsonh@beloit.edu or 608-363-2849

This year’s recipient of the Roy Chapman Andrews Society’s Distinguished Explorer Award was a guest on two local radio stations on Tuesday (Jan. 29).

Dr. John Grotzinger, the lead scientist for the Mars Curiosity expedition, discussed the research currently taking place on the red planet, on Wisconsin Public Radio’s “At Issue with Ben Merens” and WCLO’s “Your Talk Show.”

Click here to listen to the WPR interview and click here to listen to the WCLO interview. (Drag the cursor to the three-quarter point in the WCLO podcast to skip to the interview.)

Grotzinger will discuss his research and discoveries during an award presentation on Friday (Feb. 1) at 4:30 p.m. in Eaton Chapel on the Beloit College campus, 700 College St. The event is free and open to the public.