The fascinating and complex history of ancient Egypt has inspired artists and scientists for millennia. The historic landing of NASA/JPL’S Mars Perseverance rover began the most ambitious effort in decades to directly study whether there ever was life on the now barren red planet.
By News Desk
Two interesting subjects will be presented on zoom by the Pasadena Senior Center in June.
The Masters Series
The June term of The Masters Series, which embraces lifelong learning, will be virtual via Zoom for people 50 and older Tuesdays, June 8 to 29, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.
Dr. Timothy Doran, associate professor of ancient history at Cal State LA, will guide participants through a compelling examination of Egypt beginning in prehistoric times and continuing through the death of Cleopatra in 30 BC.
The cost for the seven-week term is only $50 for members of the center and $60 for nonmembers. Membership at the center and Pasadena residency are not required.
To register, visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org and click on Masters Series Lifelong Learning or call 626-795-4331. Everyone who registers will receive an email link to access each event.
Cosmic Cocktail Hour
For this month’s Cosmic Cocktail Hour Wednesday, June 2, from 4:00 to 5:00 pm via Zoom, JPL robotic hardware systems team member Paulo Younse will share an overview of various prototype robots developed by JPL, how he traveled around the world to test prototype designs in different types of landscapes and environments, how Perseverance is collecting samples from the surface of Mars and how follow-up missions will be planned for bringing samples back to Earth.
Presented by the Pasadena Senior Center, the cost is only $7 for members of the center and $10 for nonmembers 50 and older. Residency in Pasadena is not required.
To register, visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org and click on Events, Clubs and Lectures, then Online Events or call 626-795-4331. Everyone who registers will receive an email link to access the Zoom event. Anyone who does not have WiFi or an email address can call 626-795-4331 to receive a number to call to join this Zoom event by phone.
Pour your favorite beverage, sit back and enjoy the informative events on zoom.
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