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September 2017

Man of the Hour: James B. Conant, Warrior Scientist

September 27,7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry St.
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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The remarkable life of one of the most influential men of the greatest generation, James B. Conant—a savvy architect of the nuclear age and the Cold War—told by his granddaughter, New York Times bestselling author Jennet Conant.

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October 2017

Journey Into an Active Volcano

October 4,7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry St.
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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On the brink of a new age of discovery, Sam Cossman is redefining the art of exploration by leveraging technology and innovation as a force for good.

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The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars

October 12,7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry St.
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Best-selling science writer Dava Sobel will discuss her new book, The Glass Universe, the story of the women who worked at the Harvard College Observatory from the late 1800s through the mid-1900s.

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November 2017

Natural and Unnatural Earthquake Hazard in the Heartland: Facts and Fictions

November 9,7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry St.
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Susan Hough, seismologist at the USGS Pasadena, California, will present an overview of our current understanding of hazards associated with both natural and unnatural earthquakes in the heartland.

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December 2017

Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

December 1,7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th St.
Kansas City, Missouri 64112
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A Rainy Day Books author event co-sponsored by the Linda Hall Library.

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Contact Eric Ward at 816.926.8753 for more information on these events.